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oratorical

oratorical

adjective or·a·tor·i·cal \ˌr-ə-ˈtr-i-kəl, ˌär-ə-ˈtär-\

: of or relating to the skill or activity of giving speeches : of or relating to oratory

Full Definition of ORATORICAL

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of an orator or oratory
or·a·tor·i·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of ORATORICAL

  1. <a speech that was an oratorical endorsement of the value of education but one that refused to call for greater spending on education>

First Known Use of ORATORICAL

1589

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