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pulpiteer Line breaks: pul¦pit|eer
Pronunciation: /pʊlpəˈtɪə/

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Definition of pulpiteer in English:

noun

A person who preaches, especially a minister of religion: he was an eloquent pulpiteer, much in demand his genius as an orator and leading pulpiteer
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  • A pulpit has never been so expensive for either the pulpiteer nor his hapless congregation.
  • Edmund insists that a proper clergyman is not merely a pulpiteer.
  • Wardin assesses him to be "the greatest pulpiteer and orator in Tennessee Baptist annals".

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