What does preacher mean?

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ˈpri tʃərpreach·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preacher, preacher man, sermonizer, sermonisernoun

    someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel

Wiktionary

  1. preachernoun

    Someone who preaches the gospel; a clergyman.

  2. Preachernoun

    Alternative name for Ecclesiastes, the twenty-first book of the Old Testament.

  3. Preachernoun

    A nickname.

  4. Preachernoun

    Ecclesiastes, the twenty-first book of the Old Testament.

  5. Preachernoun

    A male given name from English.

  6. Preachernoun

    A surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preachernoun

    one who preaches; one who discourses publicly on religious subjects

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. preeschierre, prescheur, F. prcheur, L. praedicator.]

  2. Preachernoun

    one who inculcates anything with earnestness

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. preeschierre, prescheur, F. prcheur, L. praedicator.]

Freebase

  1. Preacher

    A preacher is a person who delivers sermons or gives homilies, generally on religious topics, although one can also preach any of the components of any worldview or philosophy. Some see a preacher as distinct from a theologian by focusing on the communication rather than the development of doctrine. Others see preaching and theology as being intertwined. Preaching is not limited to religious views, but it extends to moral and social world-views as well.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. preacher

    1. Mendicancy in a celluloid collar. 2. A man who advises others concerning things about which he knows nothing. 3. Any man who lives on six hundred dollars a year and only works orally. 4. (Now obsolete) One who makes pastoral calls, frightens the young, astonishes the old, bothers the busy, and serves disappointed females as vicarious lover, father, friend, and personal representative of Deity.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preacher in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preacher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of preacher in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Schneider:

    the fact that we don't know this man, isn't important really. cause his experience is our experience, and his fate is our fate. vani tass, vani tatum, et omni I vani tass, says the preacher. all is vanity I think that's a pretty good epitaph for all of us. when we're stripped of all our worldly possessions and all our fame, family, friends, we all face death alone. but it's that solitude in death that's our common bond in life. I know it's ironic, but that's just the way things are. vani tass, vani tatum, et omni I vani tass. only when we understand all is vanity, only then, it isn't.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A person who has nature to put own face picture often in the post or quote poster is one or many of these viz Self-seeker, Boot-licker, Publicity-Seeker, Bluffer-Preacher, Bigger-liar, Betrayer-character, Utter-Duffer. It is always better to not trust their nice words and be wary of her/his every action even if s/he be any famous actor, author, business owner, spiritual master ,motivational speaker, anyone ordinary or popular.

  3. Lot Chakonza:

    You may doubt the preacher, but never the word of God

  4. The Talmud:

    The best preacher is the heart; the best teacher is time; the best book is the world; the best friend is God.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    King Solomon was a wise king and teacher too. Moreover, Plato was a wonderful teacher and inspirator. As well, Socrates was also an awesome teacher and inspirator. Zig Ziglar was equally a profound teacher and motivator. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate is undoubtedly an inspiring teacher and motivator. Enoch Adeboye is an insightful teacher and preacher. Besides, David Oyedepo is a charismatic teacher and preacher among other teachers and inspirators like John C. Maxwell, Martin Luter King Jnr., Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Theresa, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, Chinua Achebe, Oprah Winfrey, Henry Ford, Nelson Mandela, Wole Soyinka, Chris Oyakhilome, Dr. Uma Ukpai, Paul Enenche, David Ogbueli, Matthew Ashimolowo, David Abioye etc. But above all, Jesus Christ was the greatest teacher and inspirator. And he will ever remain the greatest teacher and inspirator of all time. Because, he was the embodiment of divine wisdom, he is still the embodiment of divine wisdom and he will ever remain the embodiment of divine or extraordinary wisdom. Oh! yes, Jesus Christ is as well the epitome of divine wisdom. If you don't concur with me. Go ahead and read the scriptures (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John). For, you will surely and eventually concur with me QED. -Emeasoba George

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