Definitions of parishioner

  1. One who belongs to, or is connected with, a parish.
  2. One belonging to a parish.
  3. One who belongs to a parish.
  4. A native or an inhabitant of a parish.

Usage examples for parishioner

  1. It was almost as if she were a parishioner of his own. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  2. A voluntary rate was suggested, but met with no general response, one old parishioner announcing that she didn't intend " to pay no voluntary rate until she was obliged"! – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  3. For the remainder of his life, here and in Artillery Walk, he was a parishioner of this church. – Milton's England by Lucia Ames Mead
  4. A parishioner whose mother died late one Good Friday evening remembers that despite the heavy tax of the day Mr. Nelson came to her house shortly before ten o'clock, and, though no lights were on, rang the bell, calling, " I want to talk with you." – Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati by Warren C. Herrick
  5. He had never made so long a speech to this formidable parishioner of his, and his young cheek glowed with the effort. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. The rector of St. John's was dining with his great parishioner. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  7. At all events, here was another strange parishioner. – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  8. A woman, not a parishioner. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  9. She seemed to be playing no part, but was apparently grateful all round; yet I believe that even already Ruth had caught at something in her presence threatening Roscoe's peace; whilst she, from the beginning, had, with her more trained instincts, seen the relations between the clergyman and his young parishioner. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  10. About six miles distant was the country residence of Judge S., a well- known and venerable parishioner of the worthy doctor. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various
  11. He was thinking that after all he might make something of his strange parishioner, when the young lady recalled him by a repetition of her former declaration, " As I said, I have no religious prejudices!" – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett