1. pastor

noun. ['ˈpæstɝ'] a person authorized to conduct religious worship.


  • minister of religion
  • curate
  • clergyman
  • rector
  • man of the cloth
  • ministrant
  • parson
  • reverend


  • idle
  • laity
  • unhelpful
  • profane


  • pastor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pastor (Latin)

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Rhymes with Pastor

  • grandmaster
  • mcmaster
  • macmaster
  • headmaster
  • pilaster
  • oleaster
  • disaster
  • plaster
  • blaster
  • raster
  • pasztor
  • paster
  • master
  • laster
  • kaster
  • jaster
  • gaster
  • faster
  • castor
  • caster
  • aster

Sentences with pastor

1. Noun, singular or mass
Church members line up on one side of the room and a pastor or church leader on the other.

Quotes about pastor

1. More than anything, he wanted to return to the house with the same look of peace that he'd seen on Pastor Harris's face, but he trudged through the sand, he couldn't help feeling like an amateur, someone searching for God's truths like a child searching for seashells.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

2. As you gave the ring to one another and have now received it a 2nd time from the hand of the pastor, so love comes from you, but marriage from above, from God. As high as God is above man, so high are the sanctity, the rights, and the promise of love. It is not your love tht sustains the marriage, but from now on, the marriage that sustains your love.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison

3. From the pastor who has an affair with his secretary, to the jerk at the office who happens to be a deacon, to the overbearing boss who can’t miss his Monday night Bible study, Christians today cause more problems for the gospel than all the devil’s demons put together.
- Wes Moore, Forcefully Advancing

2. Pastor

noun. only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus.


  • rose-colored pastor
  • bird genus
  • Pastor sturnus
  • rose-colored starling
  • genus Sturnus
  • Sturnus
  • Pastor roseus