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.

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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