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From church +‎ -y.

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AdjectiveEdit

churchy (comparative churchier, superlative churchiest)

  1. (colloquial, mildly pejorative) Piously Christian.
    • 2000, JG Ballard, Super-Cannes, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 90:
      I was staying with my mother's sister, a retired character actress with a churchy streak.
  2. Resembling a church.
    Your house looks kind of churchy.
  3. Reminiscent of a church service.
    The party had a churchy atmosphere.

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churchy (plural churchies)

  1. (mildly pejorative) one who is piously Christian

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