Definition of Preachifying

1. preachify [v] - See also: preachify



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preachifying

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preacher
preacher man
preacherly
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preachier
preachiest
preachification
preachified
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preachify
preachifying (current term)
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Literary usage of Preachifying

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"... preachifying = tiresome moralising ; PREACHY- PREACHY — long-windedly moral; ... to say that she won't stand the preachifying.' Ibid. (i8 . ..."

2. Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero by William Makepeace Thackeray (1893)
"... Pitt, when Miss Crawley comes down," said his father; " she has written to say that she won't stand the preachifying." " O, sir! consider the servants. ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"... this sturdy melodramatic actor will soon run Mr. WILSON BARRETT very hard indeed, though the latter, at present, as far as preachifying goes, ..."

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