Definition of Pfarrer in English:

Pfarrer

noun

  • In Germany and other German-speaking areas: a minister, priest, or pastor. Also as a title: ‘Father’.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Thackeray (1811–1863), novelist. From German Pfarrer parish priest, pastor (Middle High German pharraere, late Old High German pharrāri) from Old High German pfarra, farra parish + -āri.

Pronunciation

Pfarrer

/ˈ(p)fɑːrə/