Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A preacher or writer of sermons: used chiefly in a depreciatory sense. Also spelled sermoniser.

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

  • noun One who sermonizes.

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  • noun A preacher; one who delivers sermons

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

  • noun someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel

Etymologies

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sermonize +‎ -er

Examples

  • 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.

    The Church of Oprah

  • 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.

    'David Ruggles'

  • 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.

    'David Ruggles'

  • To claim that she was "invoking" the memory of RFK's assassination, or whatever it was the great sermonizer (clowning Keith) said, is absurd.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • 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.

    'David Ruggles'

  • 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.

    Obama: I "Profoundly Disagree" With Pastor Over "God Damn America" Comments

  • 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.

    Obama Tries To Dial Down Tensions And Fallout From Racial Dust-Ups

  • Yes, in the end, he became an insuferable sermonizer (and he sent me poison pen letters when I said that in People).

    Tag the greatest — but not obvious — TV shows « BuzzMachine

  • "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.

    Londonistan Calling

  • And it is genuinely difficult to understand how, in those cases, the sermonizer avoids the realization of what they're doing.

    Today's tour around the world of the Bush follower

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