[ gos-puh-ler ]
/ ˈgɒs pə lər /

noun Ecclesiastical.

a person who reads or sings the Gospel.
Also especially British, gos·pel·ler.

Origin of gospeler

before 1000; Middle English; Old English gōdspellere. See gospel, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for gospeller


/ (ˈɡɒspələ) /


a person who reads or chants the Gospel in a religious service
a person who professes to preach a gospel held exclusively by him and others of a like mind
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Word Origin and History for gospeller



"evangelist," Old English godspellere; agent noun from gospel.

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