Examples of philippic
<the head coach was briefly suspended after launching into a foul-mouthed philippic during a press conference>
Origin of philippic
Middle French philippique, from Latin & Greek; Latin philippica, orationes philippicae, speeches of Cicero against Mark Antony, translation of Greek philippikoi logoi, speeches of Demosthenes against Philip II of Macedon, literally, speeches relating to Philip
First Known Use: 1592
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