Definitions for padreˈpɑ dreɪ, -dri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pa•dreˈpɑ dreɪ, -dri(n.)(pl.)-dres.

  1. a priest or clergyman.

    Category: Religion

  2. a military chaplain.

    Category: Military

Origin of padre:

1575–85; < Sp, Pg, It: father < L pater

Princeton's WordNet

  1. military chaplain, padre, Holy Joe, sky pilot(noun)

    a chaplain in one of the military services

  2. Father, Padre(noun)

    `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military


  1. padre(Noun)

    A military clergyman.

  2. padre(Noun)

    A Roman Catholic priest.

  3. Padre(ProperNoun)

    A player on the team the "San Diego Padres".

    Jones became a Padre as the result of a pre-season trade.

Anagrams of padre

  1. raped

  2. dreap

  3. drape

  4. pared

Translations for padre

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(in the Christian Church, especially the Roman Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican churches) a clergyman.

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