re·​treat·​ant ri-ˈtrē-tᵊnt How to pronounce retreatant (audio)
: a person on a religious retreat

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of retreatant was in 1860

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Cite this Entry

“Retreatant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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