Etymology
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preachy (adj.)

"inclined to preach or given to long-winded moral advice; characterized by a preaching style," 1819, from preach + -y (2). Related: Preachiness.

updated on October 07, 2020

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Definitions of preachy from WordNet

preachy (adj.)
inclined to or marked by tedious moralization;
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