televangelist

[ tel-i-van-juh-list ]
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noun
  1. an evangelist who regularly conducts religious services on television.

Origin of televangelist

1
1980–85; blend of television and evangelist

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televangelist

/ (ˌtɛlɪˈvændʒəlɪst) /


noun
  1. US an evangelical preacher who appears regularly on television, preaching the gospel and appealing for donations from viewers

Origin of televangelist

1
C20: from tele (vision) + (e) vangelist

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