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English definition of “speechify”


verb [I]     /ˈspiː.tʃɪ.faɪ/ informal disapproving
to give a speech, especially in a boring way or in a way that shows you think you are importantLecturing and addressing
(Definition of speechify verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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