preacher Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel
    preacher man; sermonizer; sermoniser.


Preach"er noun
Cf. OF. preeschierre, prescheur, F. prêcheur, L. praedicator.
  1. One who preaches; one who discourses publicly on religious subjects.
    How shall they hear without a preacher? Rom. x. 14.
  2. One who inculcates anything with earnestness.
    No preacher is listened to but Time. Swift.

Webster 1913