mis·​sion·​er ˈmi-sh(ə-)nər How to pronounce missioner (audio)

Examples of missioner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kelley Hudlow, missioner for clergy formation for the diocese, told NBC affiliate WVTM of Birmingham soon after the shooting that church leaders were trying to learn more. Phil Helsel, NBC News, 17 June 2022 Eby will continue to serve as outreach missioner at the Church of the Nativity and as priest-in-charge at St. Timothy’s Church in Athens. al, 1 Dec. 2020 After 15 years of doing mission promotion and spending time as a missioner in Tanzania East Africa, by special agreement with the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles and the Archbishop of Hartford, Fr. courant.com, 23 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1654, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of missioner was in 1654

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“Missioner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/missioner. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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