man of the cloth

man of the cloth
a clergyman or other ecclesiastic.

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  • man of the cloth — A man of the cloth is a priest …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • man of the cloth — (plural ,men of the cloth) noun count FORMAL a priest or MINISTER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • man of the cloth — ► man of the cloth a clergyman. Main Entry: ↑man …   English terms dictionary

  • man of the cloth — man′ of the cloth′ n. rel clergyman …   From formal English to slang

  • man of the cloth — noun a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church • Syn: ↑clergyman, ↑reverend • Ant: ↑layman (for: ↑clergyman) • Hypernyms: ↑spiritual lead …   Useful english dictionary

  • man of the cloth — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms man of the cloth : singular man of the cloth plural men of the cloth formal a priest or minister …   English dictionary

  • man of the cloth —    A man of the cloth is a priest.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • man of the cloth — See a man of the cloth …   English idioms

  • Man of the cloth —   A man of the cloth is a priest …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • man of the cloth — a clergyman. → man …   English new terms dictionary

  • man of the cloth — noun A male member of the clergy. Syn: clergyman …   Wiktionary

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