What does clerical mean?

Definitions for clericalˈklɛr ɪ kəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clerical.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clerical(adj)

    of or relating to clerks

    "clerical work"

  2. clerical(adj)

    of or relating to the clergy

    "clerical collar"

  3. clerical(adj)

    appropriate for or engaged in office work

    "clerical skills"; "a clerical job"; "the clerical staff"


  1. Clerical(a.)

    characteristic of the work performed by a clerk, secretary, or copyist, or suitable to be performed by a clerk.

  2. Origin: [LL. clericalis. See Clerk.]


  1. clerical(Noun)

    A member of the clergy.

  2. clerical(Adjective)

    of or relating to clerks or their work

  3. clerical(Adjective)

    of or relating to the clergy

  4. clerical(Adjective)

    a task which has to be completed on paper, form, or performed offline

  5. Origin: From clericalis, from clericus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clerical(adj)

    of or pertaining to the clergy; suitable for the clergy

  2. Clerical(adj)

    of or relating to a clerk or copyist, or to writing

  3. Origin: [LL. clericalis. See Clerk.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clerical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clerical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Pressley:

    To prove that I am alive is just insane and it scares me to death, that at a touch of a button or because of someone’s clerical error my whole life can be taken away from me and it is.

  2. Mark Hubbard:

    The letter is helpful because the government needs to be held accountable for its conduct. Conduct we believe was driven to find a crime where one does not exist. As has been acknowledged repeatedly, these were clerical errors and omissions by former Congressman Schock for which he has taken full responsibility.

  3. Michael Bivona:

    Certainly a great place for anyone that believes in magic and loves dealing with children aged one to ninety, disney doesn’t have a monopoly on seasonal and part-time employment. Football and baseball stadiums have a multitude of part-time jobs available such as ticket takers, ushers, driving players and staff to and from airports and clerical work. What better way to earn additional income than to be in an environment that one might love?

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