Associations to the word «Friar»


FRIAR, noun. A member of a mendicant Christian order such as the Augustinians, Carmelites (white friars), Franciscans (grey friars) or the Dominicans (black friars).
FRIAR, noun. (printing) (dated) A white or pale patch on a printed page.
FRIAR, noun. An American fish, the silverside.
FRIAR BIRD, noun. Alternative form of friarbird
FRIAR BIRDS, noun. Plural of friar bird
FRIAR TUCK, noun. (rhyming slang) fuck

Dictionary definition

FRIAR, noun. A male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms.

Wise words

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C. S. Lewis