- a person who writes or delivers homilies.
Origin of homilist
Examples from the Web for homilist
Historical Examples of homilist
Colum Cille is the only saint whom the homilist will allow to approach his hero.
His great success was the publication of a magazine for preachers, under the title of The Homilist.Christopher Crayon's Recollections
J. Ewing Ritchie
No emperor's name is cited by the homilist; and the date of the revolt seems to have been left wholly to conjecture.Some Chinese Ghosts
In Hermas there is special affinity to the language and thought of the epistle of James, and in the homilist to those of Paul.