verb (used without object), preach·i·fied, preach·i·fy·ing.
to preach in an obtrusive or tedious way.
admonish, exhort, edify, sermonize, pontificate, lecture, teach, blow, urge, advocate, harangue, proselytize, proclaim, evangelize, preach
- preach to the converted,
- preacher curl,
- preacquisition profit
Origin of preachify
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Examples from the Web for preachify
Soon as the gals and I get the dishes done, we'll be out to hear Abe preachify.Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance|Frances Cavanah
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(intr) informal to preach or moralize in a tedious manner
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