Definition of preacher in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpriːtʃə/


A person who preaches, especially a minister of religion.
Example sentences
  • 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.
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, dominie
North American informal preacher man, preach
Australian informal josser


Middle English: from Old French precheor, from ecclesiastical Latin praedicator, from the verb praedicare (see preach).

Words that rhyme with preacher

bleacher, creature, feature, headteacher, Katowice, Nietzsche, screecher, teacher

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