ecclesiastical robe

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ecclesiastical robe - attire that is appropriate to wear in a churchecclesiastical robe - attire that is appropriate to wear in a church
attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
References in periodicals archive ?
If God has called you into the realm of politics and you are wearing ecclesiastical robe, you would be like a fish outside of water.
According to the ( Telegraph , ( Ralph Napierski dressed in imitation ecclesiastical robes and told reporters that his name was "Basilius" and that he was a bishop from an order called Corpus Dei of the Italian Orthodox Church (neither of which exist).
Her study brings to mind the insight of Hannah Arendt (1906-75) that the life and work of Adolf Eichmann (1906-62) show "the banality of evil." In this perspective, The Aryan Jesus is an illuminating case study of how Christians who were clothed in academic and ecclesiastical robes received, nurtured, and passed on the sinister virus of antisemitism.