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English noun: high priest

1. high priest (person) a preeminent authority or major proponent of a movement or doctrine


SamplesHe's the high priest of contemporary jazz.


Broader (hypernym)authority

2. high priest (person) a senior clergyman and dignitary


Synonymsarchpriest, hierarch, prelate, primate


Broader (hypernym)priest


Instance hyponymArmand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Newman, Cardinal Richelieu, Desmond Tutu, Duc de Richelieu, Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros, Gloomy Dean, Inge, James Usher, James Ussher, Jimenez de Cisneros, John Henry Newman, Newman, Richelieu, Stefan Wyszynski, Tutu, Usher, Ussher, William of Wykeham, William Ralph Inge, Wykeham, Wyszynski









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