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pulpiteer

[ pool-pi-teer, puhl- ]

noun

, Sometimes Disparaging.
  1. a preacher by profession.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of pulpiteer1

First recorded in 1635–45; pulpit + -eer

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Example Sentences

And the latter was an indefatigable pulpiteer; one of his University sermons is recorded to have lasted three mortal hours on end.

I write sermons in sport, he says; but sermons by a fellow-sinner, not by a dogmatic pulpiteer, not by a censor or a cynic.

Pulpiteer′, Pul′piter, one who speaks from a pulpit: a preacher.

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