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An evangelist who conducts religious telecasts.

[Blend of television and evangelist.]

tel′e·van′gel·ism n.


(Protestantism) US evangelism as preached on television by televangelists
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Noun1.televangelism - evangelism at a distance by the use of television
evangelism - zealous preaching and advocacy of the gospel
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