What does preacher mean?

Definitions for preacher
ˈpri tʃərpreach·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preacher, preacher man, sermonizer, sermoniser(noun)

    someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel

Wiktionary

  1. preacher(Noun)

    Someone who preaches the gospel; a clergyman.

  2. Preacher(ProperNoun)

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

  3. Preacher(ProperNoun)

    A nickname.

  4. Preacher(ProperNoun)

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

  5. Preacher(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from English.

  6. Preacher(ProperNoun)

    A surname.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preacher(noun)

    one who preaches; one who discourses publicly on religious subjects

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

  2. Preacher(noun)

    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. STOOLarts KONCEPT:

    Jack of all trades, master of none Jacking up WISDOM with everyone That was stolen from a little old man Because he thinks everyone's dumb. He's a Doctor and a Faith Healer He's a Teacher and a Cheater He's a PREACHER and a Sinner He's a Musician and a Politician He's a Judge with a grudge He is trying to be an Artist But nobody was pleased. Jack of all trades Speaking highly of his trades But not even a master of one. Records, showed none... A COPY and PASTE TEACHER, And a PAINTLESS PAINTER. Trying to be a motivator, But, avoids his own mirror. Advice foods and health facts, But who's overweight and fat. Words of pretense, But a bad influence. Tried to create more, But achieve worse than before. Kindness is his devotion, But it's the opposite of his actions. Love and peace as problem solutions, But shows love of gun collections. Your virtue of righteousness, Are just a paradox, it is worthless. You're no mystery, But just plain MISERY. Jack of all trades, For sure master of NONE.

  2. Ogden Nash:

    The Preacher, the Politicain, the Teacher, Were each of them once a kiddie. A child, indeed, is a wonderful creature. Do I want one? God Forbiddie!

  3. Neil Young:

    I'm not a preacher, and I'm certainly not a good example, but I have my own feelings about God. I'm kind of a nature guy. My cathedral is forests, or the prairies, or the beach.

  4. Scott Walker:

    I love to tell stories. I think I got that from my father who's a preacher.

  5. Martin Luther:

    A preacher must be both soldier and shepherd. He must nourish, defend, and teach he must have teeth in his mouth, and be able to bite and fight.

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