Synonyms of mendicant


1. friar, mendicant, religious

usage: a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms

2. beggar, mendicant, pauper

usage: a pauper who lives by begging


1. mendicant, beseeching (vs. imperative), pleading, imploring

usage: practicing beggary; "mendicant friars"

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Definition and meaning of mendicant (Dictionary)