Definition of HARANGUE

to give a formal often extended talk on a subject <the eminent professor harangued for three hours on his favorite subject, the clash of East and West>
to talk as if giving an important and formal speech <a talk-show guest using the interviewer's questions as an opportunity to harangue on a variety of pet peeves>

March 30, 2015
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A phrase with more than one interpretation
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