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English noun: man of the cloth

1. man of the cloth (person) a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church


Synonymsclergyman, reverend


Broader (hypernym)spiritual leader


Narrower (hyponym)acolyte, anagnost, archdeacon, chaplain, churchman, cleric, curate, deacon, divine, domine, dominee, dominie, dominus, doorkeeper, ecclesiastic, lector, minister, minister of religion, officiant, ordinand, ordinary, ostiarius, ostiary, parson, pastor, postulator, preacher, preacher man, priest, reader, rector, sermoniser, sermonizer, shepherd, subdeacon, vicar, vicar


Instance hyponymBeecher, Charles Wesley, Donne, Henry Ward Beecher, John Donne, John Keble, John Wesley, Keble, King, Martin Luther King, Martin Luther King Jr., Roger Williams, Wesley, Wesley, Williams


Member meronymclergy


Antonymslayman, layperson, secular









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