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Definition of Vicar


  1. One deputed or authorized to perform the functions of another; a substitute in office; a deputy.
  2. The incumbent of an appropriated benefice.

Vicar Quotations

My mother's family is Christian: her father was a Baptist lay preacher, and her brother, in a leap of Anglican upward mobility, became a vicar in the Church of Wales. But my mother converted to Islam on marrying my father. She was not obliged to; Muslim men are free to marry ahl al-kitab, or people of the Book - among them, Jews and Christians.
Shereen El Feki

A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

You can't do some of the things you used to do. I suppose you have to go at a gentler pace. I mean, God help us, you can't sit at home being a Vicar or anything.
Andy Taylor

Many old music hall fans were present at the funeral today of Fred 'Chuckles' Jenkins, Britain's oldest and unfunniest comedian. In tribute, the vicar read out one of Fred's jokes, and the congregation had two minutes silence.
Ronnie Barker

Romanists tell us that the Pope is the vicar of Christ; that he is his successor as the universal head and ruler of the Church on earth. If this is so, he must be a Christ.
Charles Hodge
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Vicar Translations

vicar in Dutch is pastoor
vicar in German is Vikar, Kaplan
vicar in Spanish is vicario
vicar in Swedish is kyrkoherde
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