Definition of Lord Bishop in English:

Lord Bishop


  • The formal title of a bishop, in particular of a diocesan bishop (as distinct from a suffragan)

    ‘James Prince Lee, Lord Bishop of Manchester’
    • ‘His speech on the Bill was followed by the Lord Bishop of Southwell, who was also critical of the planned legislation.’
    • ‘Senator, Your Excellencies, My Lords Bishop, Ladies and Gentlemen, first of all let me say… or correct, even, the text of the invitation.’
    • ‘Arthur Charles Hervey, 1808-1894, was an Anglican clergyman who served as Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells (England).’
    • ‘He was later transferred as Lord Bishop of Elphin.’