Synonyms of ecclesiastic in English:

ecclesiastic


See definition of ecclesiastic

noun

1‘the consecration could only be performed by a high ecclesiastic’

SYNONYMS
clergyman, clergywoman, priest, churchman, churchwoman, man of the cloth, woman of the cloth, man of God, woman of God, cleric, minister, preacher, chaplain, father
divine, theologian
bishop, pastor, vicar, rector, parson, curate, assistant curate, deacon, deaconess
Scottish kirkman
abbé, curé
North American dominie
informal reverend, padre, Holy Joe, sky pilot
Australian informal josser
informal, derogatory Bible-basher, God-botherer

adjective

1‘two churchmen within the diocese hold the ecclesiastic title of vicar general’

SYNONYMS
priestly, ministerial, clerical, ecclesiastical, prelatic, canonical, parsonical, pastoral
church, churchly, religious, spiritual, non-secular, non-temporal, holy, divine
informal churchy
rare sacerdotal