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or·a·tor·i·cal

 (ôr′ə-tôr′ĭ-kəl, ŏr′-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of an orator or oratory.

or′a·tor′i·cal·ly adv.

or•a•tor•i•cal

(ˌɔr əˈtɔr ɪ kəl, ˌɒr əˈtɒr-)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an orator or oratory.
2. given to oratory.
[1610–20]
or`a•tor′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.oratorical - characteristic of an orator or oratory; "oratorical prose"; "harangued his men in an oratorical way"- Robert Graves
rhetorical - given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery"

oratorical

oratorical

adjective
Of or relating to the art of public speaking:
Translations
خِطابي
oratorisk
szónoki
mælskulistar-
rečnícky
güzel konuşmayla ilgili

oratorical

[ˌɒrəˈtɒrɪkəl] ADJoratorio, retórico

oratorical

adjoratorisch

oratorical

[ˌɒrəˈtɒrɪkl] adjoratorio/a

oration

(əˈreiʃən) noun
a formal, public speech, especially in fine, beautiful language. a funeral oration.
orator (ˈorətə) noun
a person who makes public speeches, especially very eloquent ones.
ˈoratory (ˈorə-) noun
the art of speaking well in public.
oraˈtorical adjective
References in classic literature ?
Sir," said Villefort, in the squeaky tone assumed by magistrates in their oratorical periods, and of which they cannot, or will not, divest themselves in society, "sir, the signal service which you yesterday rendered to my wife and son has made it a duty for me to offer you my thanks.
The colonel was seen to straighten his form and put one hand forth in oratorical fashion.
The notary made a slight inclination of the head, looked at Ginevra with a sly expression, took out his snuff-box, opened it, and slowly inhaled a pinch, as if seeking for the words with which to open his errand; then, while uttering them, he made continual pauses (an oratorical manoeuvre very imperfectly represented by the printer's dash--).
But still their hearts beat high during Sir Francis M 's address, which certainly was the finest oratorical success that the Royal Geographical Society of London had yet achieved.
It seemed to Philip that he could never say anything without an oratorical flourish.
The subject under discussion did not appear to be very popular with the assembly, and some would have been delighted to change it; but Evgenie would not stop holding forth, and the prince's arrival seemed to spur him on to still further oratorical efforts.
All the speeches were enthusiastically received, but the coloured man carried off the oratorical honours, and the applause which broke out when he had finished was vociferous and long-continued.
Yes, I've done," said Raffles, taking hold of his hat which stood before him on the table, and giving it a sort of oratorical push.
When our dignified President thought he had caught my eye, and made oratorical overtures to me from the top of the table, I was lost in the contemplation of silk purses and white fingers weaving them.
His sentences, whether long or short, are always lucid; he knows the full value of a short sentence suddenly snapped out after a prolonged period; and no other writer has ever made such' frequent and striking (though somewhat monotonous) use of deliberate oratorical balance of clauses and strong antithesis, or more illuminating use of vivid resumes.
Septimus, as an official personage to be addressed, or kind of human peg to hang his oratorical hat on, and fell into the exasperating habit, common among such orators, of impersonating him as a wicked and weak opponent.
Undoubtedly, undoubtedly," broke in Mr Verloc in a deep deferential bass of an oratorical quality, so utterly different from the tone in which he had spoken before that his interlocutor remained profoundly surprised.