[ pree-ching ]
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  1. the act or practice of a person who preaches.

  2. the art of delivering sermons.

  1. a sermon.

  2. a public religious service with a sermon.

  1. of, relating to, or resembling preaching: a preaching tone of voice.

Origin of preaching

1225–75; Middle English preching (gerund); see preach, -ing1, -ing2

Other words from preaching

  • preach·ing·ly, adverb
  • non·preach·ing, adjective, noun
  • un·preach·ing, adjective

Words Nearby preaching Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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