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Definition of "unfrocked" [unfrocked]

  • Not official or not (yet) uniformed (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of unfrock. (verb)

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Use "unfrocked" in a sentence
  • "Again the same pattern: repeated petitions from the local diocese to have the criminal "unfrocked" (an odd term when you think about it) met with stony indifference from Ratzinger's tightly run bureaucracy."
  • "I remembered my intellectuals and idealists, my unfrocked preachers, broken professors, and clean-minded, class-conscious workingmen."
  • "Here I found keen-flashing intellects and brilliant wits; for here I met strong and alert-brained, withal horny - handed, members of the working-class; unfrocked preachers too wide in their Christianity for any congregation of Mammon-worshippers; professors broken on the wheel of university subservience to the ruling class and flung out because they were quick with knowledge which they strove to apply to the affairs of mankind."
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