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Definition of "preacher" []

  • One who preaches, especially one who publicly proclaims the gospel for an occupation. (noun)
  • Alaska A fallen tree or log submerged in a river and creating a hazard for boats. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "preacher" in a sentence
  • "He was raised by a white family, but never noticed that his preacher is a racist who preaches white hate and jewish hate."
  • "He doesn't have the judgment necessary to figure out his preacher is a hate pedder, primarily to adorn his own ego and for financial gain."
  • "Julian Avenel had intrigued without scruple with both parties -- yet bad as he was, he certainly would not have practised aught against the guest whom Lord James had recommended to his hospitality, had it not been for what he termed the preacher's officious inter-meddling in his family affairs."