Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun high_priest

2 senses of high priest

Sense 1
high priest -- (a preeminent authority or major proponent of a movement or doctrine; "he's the high priest of contemporary jazz")
       => authority -- (an expert whose views are taken as definitive; "he is an authority on corporate law")

Sense 2
archpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelate, primate -- (a senior clergyman and dignitary)
       => priest -- (a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders)

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