noun 1. a member of the clerical order next below that of deacon. noun (mainly RC Church) 1. a cleric who assists at High Mass 2. (formerly) a person ordained to the lowest of the major orders
[suhb-dee-kuh-nit, -neyt] /sʌbˈdi kə nɪt, -ˌneɪt/ noun 1. subdiaconate.
noun, Informal. 1. a subdebutante. 2. any girl in her teens. subdeb subdebutante
[suhb-deb-yoo-tahnt, -yuh-] /sʌbˈdɛb yʊˌtɑnt, -yə-/ noun 1. a young woman who has not yet made her debut into society.