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speechify

[ spee-chuh-fahy ]
/ 藞spi t蕛蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used without object), speech路i路fied, speech路i路fy路ing.
to make a speech or speeches; harangue.
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Origin of speechify

First recorded in 1715鈥25; speech + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM speechify

speech路i路fi路ca路tion, nounspeech路i路fi路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for speechify

speechify
/ (藞spi藧t蕛瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied (intr)
to make a speech or speeches
to talk pompously and boringly

Derived forms of speechify

speechification, nounspeechifier, noun
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