worker-priest

noun
work·​er-priest | \ ˈwər-kər-ˈprēst How to pronounce worker-priest (audio) \

Definition of worker-priest

: a French Roman Catholic priest who for missionary purposes spends part of each weekday as a worker in a secular job

First Known Use of worker-priest

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Worker-priest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worker-priest. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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