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  1. a person who goes to church, especially habitually.
  2. Chiefly British. a member of the Established Church, in contrast to a Nonconformist.
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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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Related Words for churchgoing

spiritual, clerical, holy, sectarian, moral, devout, sacred, pious, theological, doctrinal, righteous, churchgoing, pontifical, devotional, divine, supernatural, believing, canonical, ecclesiastical, God-fearing

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British Dictionary definitions for churchgoing


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