adjective Date: 1843 1. marked by strict conformity or zealous adherence to the forms or beliefs of a church 2. of or suggestive of a church or church services

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  • Churchy — Church y, a. Relating to a church; unduly fond of church forms. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • churchy — [chʉr′chē] adj. Informal devoted, often obsessively devoted, to a church and its principles …   English World dictionary

  • churchy — UK [ˈtʃɜː(r)tʃɪ] / US [ˈtʃɜrtʃɪ] adjective Word forms churchy : adjective churchy comparative churchier superlative churchiest informal showing disapproval someone who is churchy is very religious …   English dictionary

  • churchy — churchiness, n. /cherr chee/, adj., churchier, churchiest. 1. adhering strictly to the prescribed form in ecclesiastical matters. 2. intolerant of dissent in one s religion. 3. of, characteristic of, or suggestive of a church: The stained glass… …   Universalium

  • churchy — church|y [ tʃɜrtʃi ] adjective INFORMAL someone who is churchy is very religious. This word shows that you dislike people like this …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • churchy — 1. adjective pious towards Christianity. 2. noun one who is pious towards Christianity …   Wiktionary

  • churchy — church·y || tʃɜːtʃɪ adj. of or relating to church; excessively keen on church forms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • churchy — adjective 1》 excessively pious. 2》 resembling a church. Derivatives churchiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • churchy — /ˈtʃɜtʃi/ (say cherchee) adjective obtrusively religious …   Australian English dictionary

  • CHURCHY — adj. 1 obtrusively or intolerantly devoted to the Church or opposed to religious dissent. 2 like a church. Derivatives: churchiness n …   Useful english dictionary

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