churchgoer

[church-goh-er]
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noun

a person who goes to church, especially habitually.
Chiefly British. a member of the Established Church, in contrast to a Nonconformist.

Nearby words

  1. church text,
  2. church triumphant,
  3. church visible,
  4. church, frederick edwin,
  5. churched,
  6. churchill,
  7. churchill falls,
  8. churchill reservoir,
  9. churchill, john,
  10. churchill, lord randolph henry spencer

Origin of churchgoer

First recorded in 1600–90; church + go1 + -er1

Related formschurch·go·ing, nounnon·church·go·er, nounnon·church·go·ing, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for churchgoers

churchgoer

noun

a person who attends church regularly
an adherent of an established Church in contrast to a Nonconformist
Derived Formschurchgoing, noun, adjective

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