Dictionary.com

churchy

[ chur-chee ]
/ ˈtʃɜr tʃi /
Save This Word!

adjective, church·i·er, church·i·est.
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.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of churchy

First recorded in 1835–45; church + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM churchy

church·i·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use churchy in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for churchy

churchy
/ (ˈtʃɜːtʃɪ) /

adjective churchier or churchiest
like a church, church service, etc
excessively religious
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK