What does priestly mean?

Definitions for priestly
ˈprist lipriest·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. priestly, hieratic, hieratical, sacerdotal(adj)

    associated with the priesthood or priests

    "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures"

  2. priestly, priestlike(adj)

    befitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood

    "priestly dedication to the people of his parish"


  1. priestly(Adjective)

    of or relating to priests; order of the priests; high religious position

Webster Dictionary

  1. Priestly(adj)

    of or pertaining to a priest or the priesthood; sacerdotal; befitting or becoming a priest; as, the priestly office; a priestly farewell

How to pronounce priestly?

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How to say priestly in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of priestly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of priestly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of priestly in a Sentence

  1. Aaron Nordquist:

    The most effective way to revive a functional democracy is to do what we have always done; transfer decision-making from the unaccountable institutions: monarchs, priestly castes, military juntas, political or economic dictatorships, or modern corporations, and bring it back to the public arena.

  2. Carlo Alberto Capella:

    It was never part of my priestly life before.

Images & Illustrations of priestly

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