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preach·er

 (prē′chər)
n.
One who preaches, especially one who publicly proclaims the gospel for an occupation.

preacher

(ˈpriːtʃə)
n
1. (Protestantism) a person who has the calling and function of preaching the Christian Gospel, esp a Protestant clergyman
2. a person who preaches

Preacher

(ˈpriːtʃə)
n
(Bible) the Preacher Bible the author of Ecclesiastes or the book of Ecclesiastes

preach•er

(ˈpri tʃər)

n.
1. a person whose occupation or function it is to preach the gospel.
2. a person who preaches.
[1175–1225; Middle English precho(u)r < Old French prech(e)or, earlier preëch(e)or < Late Latin praedicātor. See preach, -or2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.preacher - someone whose occupation is preaching the gospelpreacher - someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend - a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
evangelist, gospeler, gospeller, revivalist - a preacher of the Christian gospel

preacher

noun clergyman, minister, parson, missionary, evangelist, revivalist a self-educated Methodist lay preacher

preacher

noun
A person ordained for service in a Christian church:
Informal: reverend.
Translations
واعِظ
kazatel-ka
prædikant
igehirdetõ
predikari
kazateľ
pridigar

preacher

[ˈpriːtʃəʳ] N [of sermon] → predicador(a) m/f (US) (= minister) → pastor(a) m/f

preacher

[ˈpriːtʃər] n
(= giver of sermon) → prédicateur m
(US) (= clergyman) → pasteur m

preacher

nPrediger(in) m(f); (fig: = moralizer) → Moralprediger(in) m(f); all these preachers of détentealle diese Entspannungsprediger

preacher

[ˈpriːtʃəʳ] n (of sermon) → predicatore m (Am) (minister) → pastore m

preach

(priːtʃ) verb
1. to give a talk (called a sermon), usually during a religious service, about religious or moral matters. The vicar preached (a sermon) on/about pride.
2. to speak to someone as though giving a sermon. Don't preach at me!
3. to advise. He preaches caution.
ˈpreacher noun
References in classic literature ?
Accordingly our homestead was rented to `that good woman, the Widow Steavens,' and her bachelor brother, and we bought Preacher White's house, at the north end of Black Hawk.
In this state, the voice of the preacher thundered remorselessly, but unavailingly, upon her ears.
If people want to listen to a certain preacher, they get together and contribute what they please, and pay for a church and support the preacher, and then listen to him; I, who do not want to listen to him, stay away, and it costs me nothing.
Why, he's been called a preacher in them parts he came from.
The poorest paid architect, engineer, general, author, sculptor, painter, lecturer, advocate, legislator, actor, preacher, singer is constructively in heaven when he is at work; and as for the musician with the fiddle-bow in his hand who sits in the midst of a great orchestra with the ebbing and flowing tides of divine sound washing over him -- why, certainly, he is at work, if you wish to call it that, but lord, it's a sarcasm just the same.
to work on Sunday, and imagine that none of the sin of it falls upon us; but I do not know how we are going to get around the fact that if it is wrong for the printer to work at his trade on Sunday it must be equally wrong for the preacher to work at his, since the commandment has made no exception in his favor.
Well, Balum he tuck de money, en when he wuz in church he hear de preacher say dat whoever give to de po' len' to de Lord, en boun' to git his money back a hund'd times.
For instance, there's a Brooklyn preacher by the name of Talmage, who is laying up a considerable disappointment for himself.
It was dat ole nigger preacher dat tole it, de time he come over here fum Illinois en preached in de nigger church.
The congregation be- came more and more moved, as the pathetic tale went on, till at last the whole company broke down and joined the weeping mourners in a chorus of anguished sobs, the preacher himself giving way to his feelings, and crying in the pulpit.
And the neighbors talk about it, and lay all the blame on your uncle, of course, because he's a preacher and hain't got any business to quarrel.
I was not going there: we were journeying to hear the famous Jabez Branderham preach, from the text - 'Seventy Times Seven;' and either Joseph, the preacher, or I had committed the 'First of the Seventy-First,' and were to be publicly exposed and excommunicated.