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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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  • The mouths of the High Church pulpiteers were encouraged to open as loud as possible.
  • One of TV's seminal pulpiteers was Oral Roberts, who started in the preaching business with ‘the World's Largest Gospel Tent’ in the late 1940s.
  • A pulpit has never been so expensive for either the pulpiteer nor his hapless congregation.

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