- preach to the converted,
- preacher curl,
Origin of preacher
Examples from the Web for preacher
According to a Yemeni intelligence source, Saïd met with the notorious U.S. preacher Anwar al Awlaki.
Scott, who died Sunday at 49, could go from evoking a Baptist preacher to quoting Public Enemy.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The best answer Sutton offers is a statement by the preacher John Roach Stratton back in 1918.
The preacher gave sheriff deputies permission to search his SUV but warned them “there was something bad” inside.Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The new copy-reader here mentioned was C.C. Foss, a cherubic little fellow who was also a Methodist preacher.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The man that don't need that has to be his own preacher here and sow and reap his own morality.A Man for the Ages|Irving Bacheller
The preacher turned and looked at her, as if half doubtful of the sincerity of the question.Into the Highways and Hedges|F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)
But I reckon he was a preacher, all the same, every minute of his life.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells
Why was it not the one to which that preacher in the wilderness resorted?The Gospel of St. John|Frederick Denison Maurice
The peasants advanced one by one and knelt down, presenting their guns to the preacher, who laid them upon the altar.The Chouans|Honore de Balzac
c.1200, from Old French preecheor "preacher" (Modern French prêcheur), from Latin praedicatorem (nominative praedicator) "public praiser, eulogist," literally "proclaimer" (see preach). Slang short form preach (n.) is recorded by 1968, American English.