ser·​mon·​ette | \ ˌsər-mə-ˈnet How to pronounce sermonette (audio) \

Definition of sermonette

: a short sermon

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Recent Examples on the Web In March 1969, Tom Smothers asked Mr. Steinberg to do another sermonette, although the network had banned the bit. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "The Smothers Brothers and the Birth of TV Buzz," 20 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of sermonette

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Sermonette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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