HyperDic: cleric

English > 1 sense of the word cleric:
NOUNperson cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastica clergyman or other person in religious orders
cleric > pronunciation
Soundskleh'rihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > cleric: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA clergyman or other person in religious orders.
Synonymschurchman, divine, ecclesiastic
InstancesBruno, Saint Bruno, St. Bruno(Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
a Kempis, Thomas a KempisGerman ecclesiastic (1380-1471)
NarrowerordainerA cleric who ordains
pardonerA medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences
pluralistA cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time / time
Broaderclergyman, reverend, man of the clothA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Spanishclérigo, eclesiástico
Catalanclergue, eclesiàstic

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