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English definition of “homily”


noun [C]     /ˈhɒm.ɪ.li/ US  /ˈhɑː.mə-/ disapproving
a piece of spoken or written advice about how someone should behave: He launched into a homily on family relationships.Giving advice
(Definition of homily noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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