What does the word supplicant mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Supplication.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • One who supplicates.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Asking or entreating humbly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Supplicatory.

Usage examples for supplicant

  1. Then he remembered my lord St. James, the Apostle of Spain, who gives to the fervent supplicant that which rightly he desires. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  2. Her voice trembled; she opened her purse, and placed a half- crown in the hand of her astonished supplicant. – Stories By English Authors: London by Various