noun. ['ˈsaɪməni'] traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments.
- simonie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- simonia (Latin)
Rhymes with Simony
How do you pronounce simony?
Pronounce simony as ˈsaɪməni.
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Sentences with simony
1. Noun, singular or mass
Until the 11th century, church officials were appointed not by the pope but by kings who took bribes, a practice known as simony.