superchurch

noun

su·​per·​church ˈsü-pər-ˌchərch How to pronounce superchurch (audio)
plural superchurches
: a church with an extremely large membership
By coincidence, another superchurch is calling at the moment: First Baptist of Dallas, the 28,000-member flagship of Southern Baptist Fundamentalism.Richard N. Ostling et al.

Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superchurch was in 1920

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“Superchurch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superchurch. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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