Associations to the word «Priest»

Pictures for the word «Priest»


PRIEST, noun. A religious clergyman who is trained to perform services or sacrifices at a church or temple.
PRIEST, noun. A blunt tool, used for quickly stunning and killing fish.
PRIEST, noun. (Mormonism) The highest office in the Aaronic priesthood.
PRIEST, verb. (transitive) To ordain as a priest.
PRIEST, proper noun. A surname​.
PRIEST, proper noun. Graham Priest. A philosopher and logician who invented dialetheism the belief that a statement can be true and false at the same time and in the same senses of the words.
PRIEST HOLE, noun. (UK) A secret compartment in a large house, used as a hiding place for priests during the times when Catholicism was forbidden.

Dictionary definition

PRIEST, noun. A clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders.
PRIEST, noun. A person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats