verb (used without object), mor·al·ized, mor·al·iz·ing.
verb (used with object), mor·al·ized, mor·al·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for moralizer
The moralizer was touched by a grenadier with the butt end of his musket, so that the "spirit fell into the ditch."Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745.|Mrs. Thomson
Brooke laughed softly, as he watched the water run down the moralizer's nose.A Damaged Reputation|Harold Bindloss
If the moralizer knew just when to stop moralizing, how much longer the flavor of his philosophy would endure.Rosemary and Rue|Amber
A moralizer might find abundant themes for his speculative and impracticable wisdom in a garret.Twice Told Tales|Nathaniel Hawthorne
"And with too good reason, sir," said Linton, assuming the look and air of a moralizer.Roland Cashel|Charles James Lever
British Dictionary definitions for moralizer
Word Origin and History for moralizer
c.1400, "expound or interpret spiritual or moral significance," from Old French moraliser and directly from Late Latin moralizare, from moralis (see moral (adj.)). Related: Moralized; moralizing.