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speech·i·fy

 (spē′chə-fī′)
intr.v. speech·i·fied, speech·i·fy·ing, speech·i·fies
To give a speech: "In Washington, cabinet secretaries pose and speechify" (Jonathan Alter).

speech′i·fi′er n.

speechify

(ˈspiːtʃɪˌfaɪ)
vb (intr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to make a speech or speeches
2. to talk pompously and boringly
ˌspeechifiˈcation n
ˈspeechiˌfier n

speech•i•fy

(ˈspi tʃəˌfaɪ)

v.i. -fied, -fy•ing.
to make a speech.
[1715–25]

speechify


Past participle: speechified
Gerund: speechifying

Imperative
speechify
speechify
Present
I speechify
you speechify
he/she/it speechifies
we speechify
you speechify
they speechify
Preterite
I speechified
you speechified
he/she/it speechified
we speechified
you speechified
they speechified
Present Continuous
I am speechifying
you are speechifying
he/she/it is speechifying
we are speechifying
you are speechifying
they are speechifying
Present Perfect
I have speechified
you have speechified
he/she/it has speechified
we have speechified
you have speechified
they have speechified
Past Continuous
I was speechifying
you were speechifying
he/she/it was speechifying
we were speechifying
you were speechifying
they were speechifying
Past Perfect
I had speechified
you had speechified
he/she/it had speechified
we had speechified
you had speechified
they had speechified
Future
I will speechify
you will speechify
he/she/it will speechify
we will speechify
you will speechify
they will speechify
Future Perfect
I will have speechified
you will have speechified
he/she/it will have speechified
we will have speechified
you will have speechified
they will have speechified
Future Continuous
I will be speechifying
you will be speechifying
he/she/it will be speechifying
we will be speechifying
you will be speechifying
they will be speechifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been speechifying
you have been speechifying
he/she/it has been speechifying
we have been speechifying
you have been speechifying
they have been speechifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been speechifying
you will have been speechifying
he/she/it will have been speechifying
we will have been speechifying
you will have been speechifying
they will have been speechifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been speechifying
you had been speechifying
he/she/it had been speechifying
we had been speechifying
you had been speechifying
they had been speechifying
Conditional
I would speechify
you would speechify
he/she/it would speechify
we would speechify
you would speechify
they would speechify
Past Conditional
I would have speechified
you would have speechified
he/she/it would have speechified
we would have speechified
you would have speechified
they would have speechified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.speechify - make speeches; hold forth, or harangue with a certain degree of formality; "These ministers speechify on every occasion"
deliver, present - deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
Translations

speechify

[ˈspiːtʃɪfaɪ] VI (pej) → disertar prolijamente, perorar

speechify

speechify

[ˈspiːtʃɪˌfaɪ] vi (pej) to speechify (about)sproloquiare (su)
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At the conference Bill "Ask Your Doctor" Frist, Mitt "Full of S**t" Romney, and other potential presidential candidates for 2008 all speechified before prospective donors.
Scopes was deliberately selected to serve as a guilty defendant; the theatrics of the court served mainly to create a documentary record for later appeals; and the jury was absent for all but three hours of the "trial of the century" while counsel on both sides fought over the admission of expert testimony and speechified for the historical record.