noun. ['ˈprɛlɪt, ˈpriːˌleɪt'] a senior clergyman and dignitary.
- high priest
- prelat (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- praelatus (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Prelate
Example sentences of the word prelate
1. Noun, singular or mass
One Lutheran prelate, Benedict Carpzov, proudly boasted of having put 20,000 witches to death.