harangue


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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 ?
During these preparations his harangue was commented upon in no very measured terms; and one of the party, after denouncing him as a lying old son of a seacook who begrudged a fellow a few hours' liberty, exclaimed with an oath, 'But you don't bounce me out of my liberty, old chap, for all your yarns; for I would go ashore if every pebble on the beach was a live coal, and every stick a gridiron, and the cannibals stood ready to broil me on landing.
You call yourself the All in All, but you are the Nothing: your so-called Universe is a mere speck in a Line, and a Line is a mere shadow as compared with --" "Hush, hush, you have said enough," interrupted the Sphere, "now listen, and mark the effect of your harangue on the King of Pointland.
D'Artagnan would perhaps have heard his speech but for the dominant noise of the popular clamors, which made a formidable accompaniment to the harangue of the orator.
They were with some difficulty prevented from committing this outrage by the interference of an old man, who appeared to have authority among them; and, in consequence of his harangue, the whole of the hostile band, with the exception of about fifty, crossed to the north side of the river, where they lay in wait, ready for further mischief.
But he continued his harangue with- out waiting for a reply.
In the end, after an harangue upon the worthlessness of Lamai's father, she went back to sleep.
Thwackum, who had swallowed more liquor than Jones, but without any ill effect on his brain, seconded the pious harangue of Blifil; but Square, for reasons which the reader may probably guess, was totally silent.
This picture of her consequence had some effect, for no one loved better to lead than Maria; and with far more good-humour she answered, "I am much obliged to you, Edmund; you mean very well, I am sure: but I still think you see things too strongly; and I really cannot undertake to harangue all the rest upon a subject of this kind.
All hunchbacks walk with their heads held high, all stutterers harangue, all deaf people speak low.
Accordingly, it was admitted to the presence of Anne, who, silent and lofty as ever, listened to the speeches and complaints of the deputies; but when they had finished their harangues not one of them could say, so calm remained her face, whether or no she had heard them.
The seditious harangues of demagogues in Faneuil Hall have made rebels of a loyal people and deprived me of my country.
Joe had experienced some trouble in getting the rebellious spirits to believe in it; but, once accepted by them, nothing connected with it was any longer an impossibility to the imaginations of the seamen stimulated by Joe's harangues.