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One who attends church.

church′go′ing adj. & n.


1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a person who attends church regularly
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) an adherent of an established Church in contrast to a Nonconformist
ˈchurchˌgoing n, adj


(ˈtʃɜrtʃˌgoʊ ər)

a person who goes to church, esp. regularly.
church′go`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.churchgoer - a religious person who goes to church regularlychurchgoer - a religious person who goes to church regularly
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
congregant - a member of a congregation (especially that of a church or synagogue)
Holy Roller - a member of a religion that expresses ecstatic fervor
parishioner - a member of a parish


[ˈtʃɜːtʃˌgəʊəʳ] Nfiel mf


church-goer [ˈtʃɜːrtʃgəʊər] npratiquant(e) m/fchurch hall nsalle f paroissialeChurch of England [ˌtʃɜːrtʃəvˈɪŋglənd] nÉglise f anglicanechurch school n (British)école f confessionnellechurch service noffice mchurch wedding n
They want a church wedding → Ils veulent se marier à l'église.


[ˈtʃɜːtʃˌgəʊəʳ] nfedele m/f
his parents are regular churchgoers → i suoi genitori vanno regolarmente in chiesa
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