- one of the community or inhabitants of a parish.
Origin of parishioner
Related Words for parishionerchurch, parishioner, throng, crowd, parish, gathering, audience, flock, dilettante, outsider, proselyte, secular, novice, recruit, believer, member, follower, neophyte, community, fold
Examples from the Web for parishioner
Contemporary Examples of parishioner
A parishioner who is a doctor then informed the police that Freed was beyond medical help.As 2014 Began, a Fateful Path to a Catholic Priest’s Murder
January 3, 2014
Historical Examples of parishioner
Some time after, he applied to a parishioner to lend him twenty pounds.
You must remember that my father is a parishioner of Mr. Swancourt's.'A Pair of Blue Eyes
Isn't it our business if he breaks his word with a parishioner of ours?The Hero
William Somerset Maugham
The utterance stayed in the parishioner's soul, sounding solemnly on.To My Younger Brethren
Handley C. G. Moule
If a parishioner dying in the small-pox sent to you, would you not go?The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.
W. M. Thackeray
- a member of a particular parish