NounAbbot (plural Abbots)
- The superior or head of an abbey or monastery.
- One of a class of bishops whose sees were formerly abbeys. "Encyclopedia Britannica"
- (colloquial) The husband, or the preferred male, of a brothel-keeper (see ABBESS): C.19. cf. the old S.E. terms,
- (colloquial) A leader in a disorderly festivity.
- Abbot of misrule.
abbacomes, ascetic, beadsman, brother, caloyer, celibate, cenobite, conventual, conventual prior, friar, grand prior, hermit, hieromonach, lay abbot, lay brother, mendicant, monastic, monk, palmer, pilgrim, pillar saint, pillarist, prior, religieux, religious, stylite
- Abbot of the people: a title formerly given to one of the chief magistrates in Genoa.
- Abbot of Misrule (or Lord of Misrule), in mediæval times, the master of revels, as at Christmas; in Scotland called the Abbot of Unreason. - "Encyclopedia Britanica"
- an abbot