a person who rules or has authority in sacred matters; high priest.
a person having high position or considerable authority.
one of a body of officials or minor priests in certain ancient Greek temples.
Origin: 1480–90; Related forms
< Medieval Latin hierarcha
< Greek hierárchēs
steward of sacred rites, equivalent to hier- hier-
+ -archēs -arch
is always a great word to know.
So is flibbertigibbet. Does it mean: