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preach·y

 (prē′chē)
adj. preach·i·er, preach·i·est
Inclined or given to tedious and excessive moralizing; didactic.

preach′i·ly adv.
preach′i·ness n.

preachy

(ˈpriːtʃɪ)
adj, preachier or preachiest
informal inclined to or marked by preaching

preach•y

(ˈpri tʃi)

adj. preach•i•er, preach•i•est.
tediously or obtrusively didactic.
[1810–20]
preach′i•ly, adv.
preach′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.preachy - inclined to or marked by tedious moralization
instructive, informative - serving to instruct or enlighten or inform

preachy

adjective (Informal) moralizing, self-righteous, didactic, sanctimonious, edifying, holier-than-thou, pontifical, pietistic, canting, pharisaic, religiose, homiletic His speech was tinged with a moralistic, preachy tone.

preachy

adjective
Inclined to teach or moralize excessively:
Translations

preachy

[ˈpriːtʃɪ] ADJ [person] → dado a sermonear; [style, speech] → de predicador

preachy

adj (inf)moralisierend
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Sohn has similar strengths and weaknesses as an actress, compounded by the fact that her character is stuck with the film's preachiest dialogue.