Examples of preachy in a Sentence
We were put off by the speaker's preachy tone.
a boring and preachy writer
Recent Examples of preachy from the Web
Every episode wrapped up with a bow, was a little preachy and was trying to say something about society and young people.
At times, the film’s insistence on linking the silent to the sacred can border on preachy.
This could have become preachy — or even precious — really fast, but the excellent ensemble cast is there to remind us that this is a story grounded in genuine human emotions.
Anu Valla's Lucia, Before and After and Marshall Tyler's Night Shift both demonstrate a social conscience without becoming preachy.
Legend walks the line nicely, never sounding preachy, naive or ill-informed.
But Dave Johns, in his first starring role as 59-year-old Daniel, is so human, so real, that Loach's film never becomes too preachy.
That's not to say that the young rap pastor's spiritually cleansing set was Bible anecdotes or preachy bars shoved down his fans' throats.
Nyoni has claimed her mission statement was to avoid preachy realism and concentrate instead on this female-centric universe.
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First Known Use of preachy
PREACHY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of preachy for English Language Learners
: trying to teach something (such as proper or moral behavior) in a way that is annoying or unwanted
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