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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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senator father (Michael Lerner) is one of those self-styled compassionate conservatives who vetoes AIDS funding, opposes same-sex marriage, and speechifies about "taking back" the country.