Definition of Churchy

1. a. Relating to a church; unduly fond of church forms.



Definition of Churchy

1. Adjective. (context: mildly pejorative) pious towards Christianity. ¹

2. Noun. (context: mildly pejorative) one who is pious towards Christianity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Churchy

1. churchly [adj CHURCHIER, CHURCHIEST] - See also: churchly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Churchy

churchplanter
churchplanters
churchship
churchships
churchwarden
churchwarden's pew
churchwarden's pews
churchwarden pipe
churchwardens
churchwardenship
churchwardenships
churchwards
churchwide
churchwoman
churchwomen
churchy (current term)
churchyard
churchyard cough
churchyard coughs
churchyards
churels
churg-strauss syndrome
churidars
churinga
churingas
churl
churlish
churlishly
churlishness

Literary usage of Churchy

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1. The Parish Registers of St. Michael, Cornhill, London: Containing the by Joseph Lemuel Chester (1882)
"15 Ann Palmer, from the parish workhouse ; in the churchy' Aug. ... 23 Sarah Edwards, from 8' Sepulchre's ; in the churchy' Oct. 10 Gabriel ..."

2. Religion in America: Or an Account of the Origin, Relation to the State, and by Robert Baird (1844)
"The prosperity of the Dutch churchy particularly in the city of New-York, was retarded by another cause, namely, the long-continued opposition to preaching ..."

3. The Publications of the Harleian Society by Harleian Society (1879)
"9* Elizabeth Buck wife of James Buck, in the North He near her child 26 Elizabeth Banes, widow, a penc'oner, in the same churchy* 8 Susanna dau. of John ..."

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