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Definition of "televangelist" [televangelist]

  • An evangelist who conducts religious telecasts. (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 "televangelist" in a sentence
  • "He is what Americans like to call a 'televangelist' - although I have other words to describe him, as I'm sure you will have too!"
  • "Roberts will be remembered not just as the first person to bring religious preaching and ceremony, and his healing ministry to television - he's now called the first "televangelist" - but for talking frankly about religion and sex on the airwaves."
  • "He’s a freakin televangelist whack job, making money off of African goldmines."