preach to the choir

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of preach to the choir

chiefly US
: 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

preach play
  1. : to deliver a sermon

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

  3. : to set forth in a sermon

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

  2. : a group of instruments of the same class

  3. : an organized group of persons or things

  1. : to sing or sound in chorus or concert


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