Adjective "Haranguing" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Haranguing


    Definition:

    1. a scolding or a long or intense verbal attack; diatribe.

    2. a long, passionate, and vehement speech, especially one delivered before a public gathering.

    3. any long, pompous speech or writing of a tediously hortatory or didactic nature; sermonizing lecture or discourse. verb (used with object), harangued, haranguing.

    4. to address in a harangue. verb (used without object), harangued, haranguing.

    5. to deliver a harangue.

    Origin:
    harangue

    Examples:

    "manners can be haranguing."