preacher

[ pree-cher ]
/ ˈpri tʃər /

noun

a person whose occupation or function it is to preach the gospel.
a person who preaches.

Origin of preacher

1175–1225; Middle English precho(u)r < Old French prech(e)or, earlier preëch(e)or < Late Latin praedicātor. See preach, -or2
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preacher

/ (ˈpriːtʃə) /

noun

a person who has the calling and function of preaching the Christian Gospel, esp a Protestant clergyman
a person who preaches

British Dictionary definitions for preacher (2 of 2)

Preacher

/ (ˈpriːtʃə) /

noun

the Preacher Bible the author of Ecclesiastes or the book of Ecclesiastes
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