preachy

[ pree-chee ]
/ ˈpri tʃi /

adjective, preach·i·er, preach·i·est.

tediously or pretentiously didactic.

Origin of preachy

First recorded in 1810–20; preach + -y1

Related forms

preach·i·ly, adverbpreach·i·ness, noun
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preachy

/ (ˈpriːtʃɪ) /

adjective preachier or preachiest

informal inclined to or marked by preaching
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