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Definition of defrock verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] defrock somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they defrock
he / she / it defrocks
past simple defrocked
-ing form defrocking
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to officially remove a priest from his or her job, because he or she has done something wrong a defrocked priest
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: defrock