Dominie definition

dŏmə-nē, dōmə-
(informal) Any pastor or clergyman.
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A schoolmaster.
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In Scotland, a schoolmaster.
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(now chiefly Scotland) A schoolmaster, teacher.
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(US) A pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church.
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A cleric.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dominie
Plural:
dominies

Origin of dominie

  • Obsolete domine clergyman from Latin vocative of dominus lord dem- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of domine, with spelling changed to reflect pronunciation.

    From Wiktionary