Definition of secular:
- A church official whose functions are confined to the vocal department of the choir.
- A layman, as distinguished from a clergyman.
- A secular ecclesiastic, or one not bound by monastic rules.
- Belonging to the laity; lay; not clerical.
- Coming or observed once in an age or a century.
- Not regular; not bound by monastic vows or rules; not confined to a monastery, or subject to the rules of a religious community; as, a secular priest.
- Of or pertaining to this present world, or to things not spiritual or holy; relating to temporal as distinguished from eternal interests; not immediately or primarily respecting the soul, but the body; worldly.
- Pertaining to an age, or the progress of ages, or to a long period of time; accomplished in a long progress of time; as, secular inequality; the secular refrigeration of the globe.
unsanctified, blase, lay, tellurian, place, earthen, layman, earthbound, telluric, blue, blasphemous, laic, terrestrial, unconsecrated, sacred, body, terrene, materialistic, layperson, sacrilegious, profane, culture.
- earthy (part of speech: adjective)
- irreligious (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Ground Plan of the English Parish Church", A. Hamilton Thompson.
- "The Soul of a People", H. Fielding.
- "A Day Of Fate", E. P. Roe.