priestly

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priest·ly

 (prēst′lē)
adj. priest·li·er, priest·li·est
1. Of or relating to a priest or the priesthood.
2. Characteristic of or suitable for a priest.

priest′li·ness n.
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priestly

(ˈpriːstlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of, relating to, characteristic of, or befitting a priest
ˈpriestliness n
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priest•ly

(ˈprist li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
1. of or pertaining to a priest; sacerdotal.
2. characteristic of or befitting a priest.
[before 1000]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.priestly - associated with the priesthood or priests; "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures"
2.priestly - befitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood; "priestly dedication to the people of his parish"
unpriestly - not priestly; unbefitting a priest; "unpriestly behavior"
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priestly

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Translations

priestly

[ˈpriːstlɪ] ADJsacerdotal
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priestly

adjpriesterlich; priestly robesPriestergewand nt
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priestly

[ˈpriːstlɪ] adjsacerdotale
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