preach to the choir

Definition of preach to the choir

chiefly US

  1. :  to speak for or against something to people who already agree with one's opinions The speeches he makes to his supporters won't win him any more votes. He's just preaching to the choir.

Word by Word Definitions

preachplay
  1. :  to deliver a sermon

    :  to urge acceptance or abandonment of an idea or course of action

    :  to exhort in an officious or tiresome manner

choirplay
  1. :  an organized company of singers (as in a church service)

    :  a group of instruments of the same class

    :  an organized group of persons or things

  1. :  to sing or sound in chorus or concert


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