A circumcising, or being circumcised, either as a religious rite, as of the Jews or Muslims, or as a hygienic measure
An initiating or being initiated
(Chiefly anthropology) A rite of passage. [from 20th c.]
Find another word for rite-of-passage. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for rite-of-passage, like: initiation rite, baptism, circumcision, initiation, initiatory rite and rite-de-passage.