from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who preaches, especially one who publicly proclaims the gospel for an occupation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who preaches; one who discourses publicly, especially on religious subjects; specifically, a clergyman.
  • noun One who inculcates or asseverates anything with earnestness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who preaches; one who discourses publicly on religious subjects.
  • noun One who inculcates anything with earnestness.
  • noun (Zoöl.) a toucan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who preaches a worldview, philosophy, or religion, especially someone who preaches the gospel; a clergyman.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel


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