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Meaning of PREACHER

Pronunciation:  'preechur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\Preach"er\, n. [Cf. OF. preeschierre, prescheur, F.
pr[^e]cheur, L. praedicator.]
1. One who preaches; one who discourses publicly on religious
   subjects.

         How shall they hear without a preacher? --Rom. x.
                                               14.

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
 

 

 

 

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