Definitions of seminarist

  1. a student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A Romish priest educated in a seminary. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. A priest instructed in the tenets of the R. Cath. Ch. in a foreign seminary. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for seminarist

  1. A seminarist Velikopolsky by name, tells the gardener Vassilissa and her daughter Lukeria about St. Peter's denial of Christ. – Contemporary Russian Novelists by Serge Persky
  2. The seminarist admired these men, magnified by the mists of ancient history and the praises of the Church. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez