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Meaning of PREACHER

Pronunciation:  'preechur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel

PREACHER is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: preacher man, sermoniser, sermonizer
 See Also: Bunyan, clergyman, evangelist, gospeler, gospeller, John Bunyan, man of the cloth, reverend, revivalist



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Preach"er\, n. [Cf. OF. preeschierre, prescheur, F.
pr[^e]cheur, L. praedicator.]
1. One who preaches; one who discourses publicly on religious

         How shall they hear without a preacher? --Rom. x.

2. One who inculcates anything with earnestness.

         No preacher is listened to but Time.  --Swift.

{Preacher bird} (Zo["o]l.), a toucan.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a preacher in your dream, represents a harsh personal lesson that you need to learn. You may be harboring feelings of guilt and self-punishment. You need to quit being so hard on yourself.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: Boanerges, chalk talker, churchman, circuit rider, clergyman, clergywoman, cleric, clerical, clerk, discourser, divine, ecclesiastic, evangelist, expositor, expounder, homilist, lector, lecturer, minister, parson, praelector, preaching friar, predicant, predikant, pulpitarian, pulpiteer, pulpiter, reader, reverend, sermoner, sermonist, sermonizer, tub-thumper