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preachy

preach·y

preachy

 
pronunciation:
pri chi
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: preachier, preachiest
definition: (informal) tending to preach or to moralize, esp. in a tiresome or presumptuous way; didactic.
My mom is cool but my dad tends to get preachy.
similar words:
didactic
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derivations: preachily (adv.), preachiness (n.)