1. [syn: cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastic]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Churchman \Church"man\, n.; pl. Churchmen.
1. An ecclesiastic or clergyman.
2. An Episcopalian, or a member of the Established Church of
England. "A zealous churchman." --Macaulay.
3. One was is attached to, or attends, church.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a clergyman or other person in religious orders [syn:
cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
67 Moby Thesaurus words for "churchman":
Christian, DD, Doctor of Divinity, God-fearing man, Holy Joe, abbe,
accepter, believer, brother, catechumen, chaplain, church member,
churchgoer, churchite, churchwoman, clergyman, cleric, clerical,
clerk, communicant, convert, curate, cure, daily communicant,
devotee, devotionalist, disciple, divine, ecclesiastic, fanatic,
follower, good Christian, laic, lay brother, lay sister, layman,
laywoman, man of God, military chaplain, minister, neophyte, padre,
parishioner, parson, pastor, pietist, preacher, proselyte,
receiver, rector, religionist, reverend, saint, secular,
servant of God, shepherd, sister, sky pilot, supply clergy,
supply minister, the Reverend, the very Reverend, theist,
tonsured cleric, truster, votary, zealot