- the clerical profession; the ministry.
- members of the clergy collectively: In attendance were representatives of medicine, the pulpit, and the bar.
- a safety rail rising about 18 to 30 inches (48 to 76 centimeters) from the deck near the bow and extending around it.
- a similar rail at the stern.
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Origin of pulpit
OTHER WORDS FROM pulpitpul·pit·al, adjectivepul·pit·less, adjective
Words nearby pulpit
Example sentences from the Web for pulpit
The broadcasts have become a pulpit for the president’s verbal attacks against those who disagree with him.Rodrigo Duterte Is Using One of the World's Longest COVID-19 Lockdowns to Strengthen His Grip on the Philippines|Aie Balagtas See / Manila|March 15, 2021|Time
Gloria made clear he will use his mayoral pulpit to champion the plan.7 Big Promises and Priorities From Gloria’s State of the City Address|Lisa Halverstadt and MacKenzie Elmer|January 14, 2021|Voice of San Diego
A Belgian church has a chalkboard sitting at the pulpit with the jungle peeking through the windows behind it.
Reinke lost his pulpit and was drummed out of the conservative Missouri Synod of the Lutheran denomination.
He is also accused of using the pulpit to further a cult of personality surrounding himself.
To Hice, I suppose, speaking the “biblical truth” means endorsing John McCain from the pulpit, like he did in 2008.Meet the Man Running for Congress on an Anti-Muslim Platform|Dean Obeidallah|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Look, Hice has every right to spew his hate from the pulpit to those who chose to attend his services.
Samuel Badcock, an English divine and writer, died; admired as a pulpit orator and a man of literary talent.
"It has been a most merciful escape," Maloney said, his pulpit voice struggling with his emotion.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
A mob attacked him in the pulpit; the military fired upon the people, and 10 persons were killed and 16 wounded.
The lectern, as the pulpit-stand in English churches is called, was fashioned of oak taken from Nelson's flagship, the Victory.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Against plays, players, and playgoers they waged in pulpit and pamphlet a warfare characterized by the most intense fanaticism.Shakespearean Playhouses|Joseph Quincy Adams
British Dictionary definitions for pulpit
- the preaching of the Christian message
- the clergy or their message and influence