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- n. A preacher; one who delivers sermons
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who sermonizes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A preacher or writer of sermons: used chiefly in a depreciatory sense. Also spelled sermoniser.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
She's also been a sermonizer; a saintly bearer of gifts the cars she famously bestowed on an entire studio audience; and a builder of schools.
A hatter by trade, Cleveland was also a poet, songwriter, essayist, lecturer, and sermonizer who made public and private pronouncements about religious truth and individual freedom.
To claim that she was "invoking" the memory of RFK's assassination, or whatever it was the great sermonizer (clowning Keith) said, is absurd.
It's kind of hard to judge a sermon (and therefore the sermonizer) by a snippet of what was probably a 30 minute exhortation, particularly if one doesn't examine the whole sermon.
This is another case in which the Obama campaign engages in something that TPM, and its resident pompous sermonizer Josh Marshal would have reacted to with his highest moral outrage -- had it been perpetrated by the Clinton campaign.
Yes, in the end, he became an insuferable sermonizer (and he sent me poison pen letters when I said that in People).
"You have to bomb the Indian businesses, and as for the Jews, you kill them physically," as one sermonizer, calling himself Sheikh al-Faisal, so prettily puts it.
And it is genuinely difficult to understand how, in those cases, the sermonizer avoids the realization of what they're doing.
Yet one can literally find examples this blatant every day, where someone spews the most self-righteous, vicious condemnations towards other people for doing exactly what the sermonizer routinely does.
When he accepted the position, he clearly outlined how he planned to approach his new job when he said: "I am a frustrated sermonizer, so watch out."