sermonette

[ sur-muh-net ]
/ ˌsɜr məˈnɛt /

noun

a brief sermon or homily: five-minute radio sermonettes.

Origin of sermonette

First recorded in 1805–15; sermon + -ette
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Examples from the Web for sermonette

  • Perhaps, if at once followed by questions upon the sermonette, it might thus become very useful.

    The Parish Clerk (1907)|Peter Hampson Ditchfield
  • As soon as my sermonette was over quite a number of friends crowded around me and showered congratulations on me.