televangelist

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WORD ORIGIN

1973, from tele(vision) + evangelist. The earliest record of the word in OED is a reference to Rex Humbard in a "New York Times" article of July 26, 1973 (television evangelist is from 1958).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TELEVANGELIST

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nounpreacher
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