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.
Preacher bird Zool., a toucan.
n : someone whose occupation is preaching the gospel [syn: preacher
man, sermonizer, sermoniser]