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1.
basically, he's a wise man, a seer, a sage, maybe a prophet. He has great knowledge and great wisdom, much of it attained through experience. He may have a connection with God.
When you make your secret journey, you will be a holy man.
The Police
1981
by American TV watcher November 06, 2007
 
2.
an excalmation. can be used as "oh my gosh!" "wow" "crap" "woo hoo!" or "no way!"
holy man that ride was cool
by Silly-na511 May 08, 2005
 
3.
An exclamation that invokes God without naming him. It is probably a direct, if soft, reference to Jesus and his humanity.
"Holy Man! That was the biggest northern pike I ever caught!"
by goodfoot08 June 22, 2006
 
4.
when a man has survived several gun shot wounds.
those boys did a drive by hit ya boy up and made him holy-man.
by krazie kris March 09, 2008