- adhering strictly to the prescribed form in ecclesiastical matters.
- intolerant of dissent in one's religion.
- of, characteristic of, or suggestive of a church: The stained-glass windows gave the room a churchy look.
Origin of churchy
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Examples from the Web for churchy
It was beautiful, but it was churchy, which made sense because her dad was a minister.The Pop Star Machine
April 29, 2009
I'm afraid we wouldn't have been churchy enough to suit them, anyway.Kent Knowles: Quahaug
Joseph C. Lincoln
That night the Rogersons went to church in a body, as usual, for they were a churchy family.A Humble Enterprise
"I don't think I was ever a very religious person," she replied, mistaking the word religious for 'churchy.'Geoffrey Hampstead
Thomas Stinson Jarvis
Brothers Inskip and Macdonald are not square on the Freemason question and are churchy.Birth of a Reformation
- like a church, church service, etc
- excessively religious
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