a person whose occupation or function it is to preach the gospel.
a person who preaches.

1175–1225; Middle English precho(u)r < Old French prech(e)or, earlier preëch(e)or < Late Latin praedicātor. See preach, -or2 Unabridged
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preacher (ˈpriːtʃə)
1.  a person who has the calling and function of preaching the Christian Gospel, esp a Protestant clergyman
2.  a person who preaches

Preacher (ˈpriːtʃə)
Bible the Preacher the author of Ecclesiastes or the book of Ecclesiastes

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Example sentences
They are less usual when waiting to hear a religious preacher.
You're criticizing the preacher for not disclosing his religious affiliation to
  the choir.
He learned to play the guitar from a preacher who probably would have fainted
  had he a clue as to how it would be used.
He has a missionary's drive to teach others what he knows, and he speaks with a
  preacher's fervor.
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