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preachify

[ pree-chuh-fahy ]
/ 藞pri t蕛蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used without object), preach路i路fied, preach路i路fy路ing.
to preach in an obtrusive or tedious way.
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Origin of preachify

First recorded in 1765鈥75; preach + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM preachify

preach路i路fi路ca路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for preachify

preachify
/ (藞pri藧t蕛瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(intr) informal to preach or moralize in a tedious manner

Derived forms of preachify

preachifying, noun
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