[ kon-fer-mand, kon-fer-mand ]
/ ˌkɒn fərˈmænd, ˈkɒn fərˌmænd /


a candidate for or recipient of religious confirmation.


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Origin of confirmand

1880–85; < Latin confirmandus to be confirmed, gerund of confirmāre to confirm Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for confirmand

  • The promises expected from a Confirmand,—to which they also must have bound themselves,—are thus summarized.

    The Moravians in Georgia|Adelaide L. Fries

British Dictionary definitions for confirmand

/ (ˈkɒnfəˌmænd) /


a candidate for confirmation
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