- A person who preaches, especially a minister of religion.More example sentences
minister (of religion), parson, clergyman, clergywoman, member of the clergy, priest, man/woman of the cloth, man/woman of God, cleric, churchman, churchwoman, evangelist, apostle, missionary, revivalist, evangelical, gospeller, sermonizer, spreader of the faith, crusader, proselytizer, moralizer; Scottish kirkman; North American televangelist, dominieNorth American • informal preacher man, preachAustralian • informal josser
- Pray regularly from the pulpit for God to raise up preachers and missionary church planters.
- Neither preachers nor church members should be ashamed of God's sovereign purpose.
- There have been preachers and religious leaders with that kind of natural charisma.
Middle English: from Old French precheor, from ecclesiastical Latin praedicator, from the verb praedicare (see preach).