Definition of Defrock

1. Verb. Divest of the frock; of church officials.

Exact synonyms: Unfrock
Generic synonyms: Disinvest, Divest



Definition of Defrock

1. Verb. (literally) to divest of a frock ¹

2. Verb. (figuratively) to formally remove the rights and authority of a member of the clergy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Defrock

1. to unfrock [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: unfrock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defrock

defrayers
defraying
defrayment
defrayments
defrays
defreeze
defreezes
defriend
defriended
defriending
defriends
defrizz
defrizzed
defrizzes
defrizzing
defrock (current term)
defrocked
defrocking
defrocks
defrost
defrostable
defrosted
defroster
defrosters
defrosting
defrosts
defroze
defrozen
deft
defter

Literary usage of Defrock

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1. First Steps by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1995)
"... responsible for allowing CIA Agency personnel to defrock the already threatened Banking and Savings industry. The implementation of this defrocking, ..."

2. To All My Children As the World Turns by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1993)
"The disbelief and resultant inaction was also indirectly responsible for allowing CIA Agency personnel to defrock the already threatened Banking and Savings ..."

3. Botanisches Zentralblattby Stockholm Botaniska sällskapet, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Botanischer Verein in München by Stockholm Botaniska sällskapet, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Botanischer Verein in München (1899)
"442 Bicknell, A new species of wild Ginger hitherto confounded with Asar um canadense L. 218 Birdwood, Indian plant-names. 401 Blanc et defrock, ..."

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