Priest vs Priestlike - What's the difference?

priest | priestlike |

As a proper noun priest

is .

As an adjective priestlike is

resembling or characteristic of a priest.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • A religious clergyman who is trained to perform services or sacrifices at a church or temple.
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  • A blunt tool, used for quickly stunning and killing fish.
  • (Mormonism) The highest office in the Aaronic priesthood.
  • Derived terms

    * high priest * priestdom * priestess * priesthood * priest-king * priestly

    Coordinate terms

    * imam, guru, rabbi, sangha

    See also

    * archbishop * archimandrite * bishop * brother * clergy * clergyman * cleric * dean * father * monk * Monsignor * nun * prelate * vicar


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    (en verb)
  • To ordain as a priest.
  • Anagrams

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    (en adjective)
  • Resembling or characteristic of a priest.
  • (Ben Jonson)