- a person who confesses
- a Christian who suffered for his or her faith
- R.C.Ch. a male saint who was not a martyr
- a priest authorized to hear confessions
See confessor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- One who confesses.
- One who confesses faith in Christianity in the face of persecution but does not suffer martyrdom.
a. A priest who hears confession and gives absolution.
b. A priest who is one's spiritual mentor.
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