n. A person.n. The person in holy orders who has the charge or cure of souls in a parish; the incumbent of a parochial benefice.n. A clergyman in general; a man licensed to preach: often used colloquially, or with a touch of contempt: as, a fox-hunting parson.n. A tiny finch of Brazil, Spermophila minuta.n. The parson-bird or poe-bird.n. Synonyms Clergyman, Priest, etc. See minister, n.