Definition of sermonize
1 : to compose or deliver a sermon
2 : to speak didactically or dogmatically
: to preach to or on at length
Examples of sermonize in a sentence
She's a teacher who can talk to her students about serious subjects without sermonizing.
<did not believe that it was the president's place to sermonize, especially to other world leaders>
First Known Use of sermonize
SERMONIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sermonize for English Language Learners
: to give a sermon to someone; especially : to give someone unwanted advice about good moral behavior
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