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English noun: clergyman

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

Synonymsman of the cloth, 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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