[kong-gri-guh nt]


a person who is part of a congregation: The voices of the congregants were raised in prayer.

Origin of congregant

First recorded in 1885–90; congreg(ate) + -ant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for congregant

devotee, votary, supplicant, adorer, churchgoer, communicant, congregant

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British Dictionary definitions for congregant



a member of a congregation, esp a Jewish congregation
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