[church-lee] /ˈtʃɜrtʃ li/
of or appropriate for the or a ; ecclesiastical:
appropriate to, associated with, or suggestive of church life and customs
[church-muh n] /ˈtʃɜrtʃ mən/ noun, plural churchmen. 1. an ecclesiastic; clergyman. 2. an adherent or active supporter of a . 3. British. a member of the Established Church. /ˈtʃɜːtʃmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a clergyman 2. a male practising member of a church n. mid-13c., from church (n.) + man (n.).
noun, Theology. 1. those Christians on earth who are engaged in a continuous war against evil and the enemies of Christ.
noun, Music. 1. a mode belonging to a codified system of modes in use in Gregorian chant and in other music to c1600. noun 1. (music) a less common name for mode (sense 3a)
noun 1. any of numerous Protestant denominations that stress personal conversion, sanctification, the imminent return of Jesus Christ, baptism by immersion, and, among some, speaking in tongues.