Speechified
Speechify Speech"i*fy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Speechified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Speechifying}.] [Speech + -fy.] To make a speech; to harangue. [Used derisively or humorously.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Speechify — Speech i*fy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Speechified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Speechifying}.] [Speech + fy.] To make a speech; to harangue. [Used derisively or humorously.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Speechifying — Speechify Speech i*fy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Speechified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Speechifying}.] [Speech + fy.] To make a speech; to harangue. [Used derisively or humorously.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • speechify — speechification, n. speechifier, n. /spee cheuh fuy /, v.i., speechified, speechifying. to make a speech or speeches; harangue. [1715 25; SPEECH + IFY] * * * …   Universalium

  • speechify — spee|chi|fy [ˈspi:tʃıfaı] v past tense and past participle speechified present participle speechifying third person singular speechifies [i]informal to make speeches in a way that makes you seem important used in order to show disapproval …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speechify — verb (speechifies, speechifying, speechified) deliver a speech, especially in a tedious or pompous way. Derivatives speechification noun speechifier noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • speechify — /ˈspitʃəfaɪ/ (say speechuhfuy) verb (i) (speechified, speechifying) to make a speech or speeches …   Australian English dictionary

  • speechification — speechify ► VERB (speechifies, speechified) ▪ deliver a speech, especially in a tedious or pompous way. DERIVATIVES speechification noun speechifier noun …   English terms dictionary

  • speechifier — speechify ► VERB (speechifies, speechified) ▪ deliver a speech, especially in a tedious or pompous way. DERIVATIVES speechification noun speechifier noun …   English terms dictionary

  • speechify — ► VERB (speechifies, speechified) ▪ deliver a speech, especially in a tedious or pompous way. DERIVATIVES speechification noun speechifier noun …   English terms dictionary

  • speechify — [spē′chə fī΄] vi. speechified, speechifying to make a speech: used humorously or contemptuously speechifier n …   English World dictionary

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