prayer

Save
prayer /ˈpreɚ/ noun
plural prayers
prayer
/ˈpreɚ/
noun
plural prayers
Learner's definition of PRAYER
[count]
: words spoken to God especially in order to give thanks or to ask for something
often + for
: a fixed set of words that are spoken to God
see also lord's prayer
[noncount] : the act of speaking to God : the act of praying
[count] : a strong hope or wish
prayers [plural] : a meeting at which people pray together
[singular] informal : a slight chance of doing or getting something usually used in negative statements

on a wing and a prayer

see 1wing
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up prayer? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.