priest

Definition

  • noun: a person who has the authority to lead or perform ceremonies in some religions and especially in some Christian religions
  • noun: one authorized to perform the sacred rites of a religion especially as a mediatory agent between humans and God
  • synonyms: minister, presbyter, hierophant

Examples

  • He was ordained as a Roman Catholic 'priest'.

  • the 'high priest of' horror fiction

  • the 'high priest of' psychotherapy

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) stud bracelets. A Village People-like cap. I know! Jos' Bov'. You look exactly like him. Really weird. An orthodox priest or something. - The pope. - Exactly, the pope. Come on. He's crazy. What are you up to? (..)
    2011 Intouchables