preachify

[pree-chuh-fahy]

verb (used without object), preach·i·fied, preach·i·fy·ing.

to preach in an obtrusive or tedious way.

Nearby words

  1. pre-u,
  2. preach,
  3. preach to the converted,
  4. preacher,
  5. preacher curl,
  6. preaching,
  7. preachingly,
  8. preachment,
  9. preachy,
  10. preacquisition profit

Origin of preachify

First recorded in 1765–75; preach + -ify

Related formspreach·i·fi·ca·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for preachify

preachify

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

(intr) informal to preach or moralize in a tedious manner
Derived Formspreachifying, noun

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