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televangelist

[ tel-i-van-juh-list ]
/ ˌtɛl ɪˈvæn dʒə lɪst /
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noun
an evangelist who regularly conducts religious services on television.
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Origin of televangelist

1980–85; blend of television and evangelist
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British Dictionary definitions for televangelist

televangelist
/ (ˌtɛlɪˈvændʒəlɪst) /

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

Word Origin for televangelist

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