adjective, preach·i·er, preach·i·est.
Related formspreach·i·ly, adverbpreach·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for preachy
There were a lot of characters making these preachy speeches.A Tony Voter on Bryan Cranston’s Overrated LBJ, Neil Patrick Harris’s Underwhelming Hedwig|Michael Musto|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And it's not a preachy, political attack on that culture, which was another common reading.Warhol's $105 Million 'Crash' Is A Portrait of Consumption|Blake Gopnik|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And Betty isnt so preachy as she was when we weeded dandelions on your lawn, commented Ruth.Girl Scouts at Dandelion Camp|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Although they wore clerical garb they were not in the least "preachy."Kent Knowles: Quahaug|Joseph C. Lincoln
They do to-day—only we make a fuss about it and get preachy.The Memoirs of an American Citizen|Robert Herrick
Viewed from the standpoint of one immune from the bridge germ, it is a dull and preachy succession of platitudes.
Oh, you are so preachy, you are so good-natured, you believe all the prim things that grown people say!Betty Leicester|Sarah Orne Jewett