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televangelist

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noun tel·evan·ge·list \ˌte-li-ˈvan-jə-list\

Simple Definition of televangelist

  • : a person and especially a preacher who appears on television in order to teach about Christianity and try to persuade people to become Christians

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of televangelist

  1. :  an evangelist who conducts regularly televised religious programs

televangelism play \-ˌli-zəm\ noun

1973

First Known Use of televangelist

1973


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