Definition of exorcist in US English:



  • See exorcism

    • ‘He is one of the leading exorcists, and he is more informed about these things than we.’
    • ‘The night before the exorcist came, my dad awakened when he felt something - or rather, someone - clinging to him as he slept.’
    • ‘This is the second year that the Vatican has offered a course for aspiring demonologists and exorcists.’
    • ‘They were in my head quite ferociously at one time, so once I saw the film I felt I needed an exorcist.’
    • ‘The retired priest is one of a team of 12 exorcists in the diocese called out to deal with haunted buildings and occult disturbances.’