preachy

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adjective \ˈprē-chē\

Definition of preachy

preachier

preachiest

  1. :  marked by obvious moralizing :  didactic <put off by the speaker's preachy tone>

preachily

play \-chə-lē\ adverb

preachiness

play \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of preachy in a sentence

  1. We were put off by the speaker's preachy tone.

  2. a boring and preachy writer

1819

First Known Use of preachy

1819


PREACHY Defined for English Language Learners

preachy

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adjective \ˈprē-chē\

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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