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ha·rangue

 (hə-răng′)
n.
1. A long pompous speech, especially one delivered before a gathering.
2. A speech or piece of writing characterized by strong feeling or expression; a tirade.
v. ha·rangued, ha·rangu·ing, ha·rangues
v.tr.
To deliver a harangue to.
v.intr.
To deliver a harangue.

[Middle English arang, a speech to an assembly, from Old French harangue, from Old Italian aringa, from aringare, to speak in public, probably from aringo, arringa, public square, meeting place, of Germanic origin; see koro- in Indo-European roots.]

ha·rangu′er n.

harangue

(həˈræŋ)
vb
to address (a person or crowd) in an angry, vehement, or forcefully persuasive way
n
a loud, forceful, or angry speech
[C15: from Old French, from Old Italian aringa public speech, probably of Germanic origin; related to Medieval Latin harenga; see harry, ring1]
haˈranguer n

ha•rangue

(həˈræŋ)

n., v. -rangued, -rangu•ing. n.
1. a scolding or a verbal attack; diatribe.
2. a long, passionate, and vehement speech, esp. one delivered before a public gathering.
3. any long, pompous speech or writing of a tediously hortatory or didactic nature; sermonizing discourse.
v.t.
4. to address in a harangue.
v.i.
5. to deliver a harangue.
[1530–40; < Middle French < Italian ar(r)inga speech, oration, n. derivative of ar(r)ingare to speak in public, v. derivative of aringo public square < Gothic *hriggs ring1]
syn: See speech.

harangue


Past participle: harangued
Gerund: haranguing

Imperative
harangue
harangue
Present
I harangue
you harangue
he/she/it harangues
we harangue
you harangue
they harangue
Preterite
I harangued
you harangued
he/she/it harangued
we harangued
you harangued
they harangued
Present Continuous
I am haranguing
you are haranguing
he/she/it is haranguing
we are haranguing
you are haranguing
they are haranguing
Present Perfect
I have harangued
you have harangued
he/she/it has harangued
we have harangued
you have harangued
they have harangued
Past Continuous
I was haranguing
you were haranguing
he/she/it was haranguing
we were haranguing
you were haranguing
they were haranguing
Past Perfect
I had harangued
you had harangued
he/she/it had harangued
we had harangued
you had harangued
they had harangued
Future
I will harangue
you will harangue
he/she/it will harangue
we will harangue
you will harangue
they will harangue
Future Perfect
I will have harangued
you will have harangued
he/she/it will have harangued
we will have harangued
you will have harangued
they will have harangued
Future Continuous
I will be haranguing
you will be haranguing
he/she/it will be haranguing
we will be haranguing
you will be haranguing
they will be haranguing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been haranguing
you have been haranguing
he/she/it has been haranguing
we have been haranguing
you have been haranguing
they have been haranguing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been haranguing
you will have been haranguing
he/she/it will have been haranguing
we will have been haranguing
you will have been haranguing
they will have been haranguing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been haranguing
you had been haranguing
he/she/it had been haranguing
we had been haranguing
you had been haranguing
they had been haranguing
Conditional
I would harangue
you would harangue
he/she/it would harangue
we would harangue
you would harangue
they would harangue
Past Conditional
I would have harangued
you would have harangued
he/she/it would have harangued
we would have harangued
you would have harangued
they would have harangued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.harangue - a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotionharangue - a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
declamation - vehement oratory
screed - a long monotonous harangue
Verb1.harangue - deliver a harangue to; address forcefully
address, speak - give a speech to; "The chairman addressed the board of trustees"

harangue

verb
1. rant at, address, lecture, exhort, preach to, declaim, hold forth, spout at (informal) haranguing her furiously in words she didn't understand

harangue

noun
A long, violent, or blustering speech, usually of censure or denunciation:
verb
To speak in a loud, pompous, or prolonged manner:
Translations
خُطْبَه طويلَه وعاليَهيَخْطُبُ خطبَةً عاليَه
pronést řečproslov
prækepræken
beszéd: nagy beszédet mondnagyhangú szónoklat
òruma , halda òrumuræîuòrumuræîa
išdrožti pamoksląpamokslas
gara izrunāšanāsgari izrunāties
predniesť reč
nutuk çekmektiratuzun konuşmauzun uzun konuşmak

harangue

[həˈræŋ]
A. Narenga f
B. VTarengar

harangue

[həˈræŋ]
vtharanguer

harangue

n (= scolding)(Straf)predigt f, → Sermon m; (lengthy also) → Tirade f; to give somebody a haranguejdm eine (Straf)predigt etc halten
vt personeine (Straf)predigt or einen Sermon halten (+dat); (at length also) → eine Tirade loslassen auf (+acc) (inf); I don’t like being haranguedich kann es nicht leiden, wenn mir jemand lange Reden hält; stop haranguing me about how lucky other men’s wives arehör auf, mir dauernd vorzuhalten or mir damit in den Ohren zu liegen (inf), → wie gut es die Frauen anderer Männer haben; he tried to harangue the mob into direct actioner versuchte, den Mob zum direkten Handeln aufzustacheln

harangue

[həˈræŋ]
1. ntirata, arringa
2. vtarringare

harangue

(həˈrӕŋ) noun
a long loud speech. a harangue from the headmaster on good behaviour.
verb
to give a harangue to.
References in classic literature ?
He then perceived that this man, dressed as a cavalier, had just entered the principal chamber, and was haranguing the tipplers, who all listened to him with the greatest attention.
He was standing upon his trolly, haranguing a gangman, and his shoulders were as well drilled and his big, thick chin was as clean-shaven as ever.
She was already ordering, haranguing, rebuking, and, it must be said, cursing her servants for delays.
This did not prevent him from undertaking the difficult task of haranguing the mob; but the mob preferred forcing the guard of the States -- which, however, offered no resistance to the sovereign people -- to listening to the speech of Mynheer d'Asperen.
Leaving him thus haranguing the people, more to their amusement than edification, I returned to the house, and, having made some alteration in my toilet, hastened away to Wildfell Hall, with the book in my pocket; for it was destined for the shelves of Mrs.
Crawley had done haranguing and expounding, we received our candles, and then we went to bed; and then I was disturbed in my writing, as I have described to my dearest sweetest Amelia.
The schoolmaster was sitting at his high desk, with his back to me, apparently haranguing the pupils, who were all gathered together in front of him, with one exception.
Throughout the remainder of the day, Bleeding Heart Yard was in consternation, as the grim Pancks cruised in it; haranguing the inhabitants on their backslidings in respect of payment, demanding his bond, breathing notices to quit and executions, running down defaulters, sending a swell of terror on before him, and leaving it in his wake.
The Chelsea captain, mercilessly booed at Pride Park for his part in England's Euro 2008 humiliation, reacted furiously when team-mate Michael Essien was deservedly sent off in the dying seconds, viciously haranguing referee Andre Marriner.
Pearce does attempt to defend [he Divine Comedy's superiority, but it consists of little more than pointing out the "abysmal difference" between Milton and Dante, haranguing against those who pay excessive attention to the Inferno while neglecting the Purgatorio and the Paradiso, and, of course, by appealing to the almost infallible authority of Chesterton.
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I'm not entirely sure what haranguing is, but it can't be as bad as the meringuing of referees.