clergywoman
noun Date: 1673 a woman who is a member of the clergy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clergywoman — [klʉr′jēwoom΄ən] n. pl. clergywomen [klʉr′jēwim΄in] a woman who is a member of the clergy …   English World dictionary

  • clergywoman — /klerr jee woom euhn/, n., pl. clergywomen. 1. a female member of the clergy. 2. a woman who is an ordained Christian minister. [CLERGY(MAN) + WOMAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • clergywoman — noun A female member of the clergy …   Wiktionary

  • clergywoman — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person ordained for service in a Christian church: churchman, churchwoman, clergyman, cleric, clerical, clerk, divine, ecclesiastic, minister, parson, preacher. Informal: reverend. See RELIGION …   English dictionary for students

  • clergywoman — cler|gy|wom|an [ˈklə:dʒiˌwumən US ˈklə:r ] n plural clergywomen [ ˌwımın] a female member of the clergy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clergywoman — n. woman minister; female member of the clergy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clergywoman — cler·gy·woman …   English syllables

  • clergywoman — see clergyman …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • clergywoman — cler•gy•wom•an [[t]ˈklɜr dʒiˌwʊm ən[/t]] n. pl. wom•en rel a woman who is a member of the clergy • Etymology: 1670–80 usage: See woman …   From formal English to slang

  • clergywoman — clergyman …   Useful english dictionary

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