1. [ noun ] (religion,Christianity) a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders
Related terms: clergyman holy_order bishop Father vicar confessor archpriest prester priestess Monsignor pontifex celebrant domingo_de_guzman domestic_prelate aaron canon
2. [ noun ] (religion) a spiritual leader in a non-Christian religion
Synonyms: non-Christian_priest
Related terms: spiritual_leader flamen votary lama magus shaman druid ezra hoodoo
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2183
Similar spelling:   Priestly