Meaning of “defrock” in the English Dictionary


"defrock" in English

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defrockverb [ T ]

uk /ˌdiːˈfrɒk/ us /ˌdiːˈfrɑːk/ formal or humorous

Examples from literature

  • The church courts had characteristically punished with spiritual penalties of a fine or a penance, and at most defrocking. 

(Definition of “defrock” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)