- The definition of a clergyman is a male priest, or a minister in the Christian church.
A male priest who gives sermons on Sundays is an example of a clergyman.
This priest is a member of the clergy. A clergyman or clergyperson.
clergyman definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. clergymen
a member of the clergy; minister, priest, rabbi, etc.
clergyman definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A man who is a member of the clergy.