[ ri-treet-nt ]

  1. a person who takes part in a religious retreat.

Origin of retreatant

First recorded in 1875–80; retreat + -ant

Words Nearby retreatant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use retreatant in a sentence

  • Then they told him that a retreatant would communicate and he answered 'Just so, I shall communicate him.'

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