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preachy

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adjective \ˈprē-chē\

Simple Definition of preachy

  • : trying to teach something (such as proper or moral behavior) in a way that is annoying or unwanted

Full Definition of preachy

preach·i·erpreach·i·est

  1. :  marked by obvious moralizing :  didactic <put off by the speaker's preachy tone>

preach·i·ly play \-chə-lē\ adverb
preach·i·ness play \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of preachy

  1. We were put off by the speaker's preachy tone.

  2. a boring and preachy writer



1819

First Known Use of preachy

1819

Rhymes with preachy


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