adjective \ˈprē-chē\

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


Full Definition of PREACHY

:  marked by obvious moralizing :  didactic <put off by the speaker's preachy tone>
preach·i·ly \-chə-lē\ adverb
preach·i·ness \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of PREACHY

  1. We were put off by the speaker's preachy tone.
  2. a boring and preachy writer

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Rhymes with PREACHY


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