speechifier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n speechifier a person who delivers a speech or oration
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Speechifier One who makes a speech or speeches; an orator; a declaimer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n speechifier One who speechifies; one who is fond of making speeches; a habitual speechmaker.
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Usage

In literature:

Sandro once speechified to me about it for an hour.
"Quisanté" by Anthony Hope
All this stimulated Philip's curiosity to learn what the speechifying tended to.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
For hours there was speechifying and loud talking.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
Then the speechifying would commence, and last for hours without any satisfactory results.
"The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier" by Charles E. Flandrau
It is not surprising that they all wanted to talk and speechify.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
Can't speechify and can't sing!
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
Statesmanship was not so much to him as speechifying.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
Dry work this speechifying, especially to all unpracticed orators.
"Eighth Reader" by James Baldwin
He started the thing, anyhow, and he ought to have the fun of speechifying to you.
"The Crimson Sweater" by Ralph Henry Barbour
It was half-past twelve o'clock, and Mr. Marchmont's guests were still drinking and speechifying.
"John Marchmont's Legacy, Volumes I-III" by Mary E. Braddon
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In news:

Stellar Speechifying at ELLE magazine's Women In Hollywood Awards.
Anthony Williams watched the speechifying at the DC voting-rights march this afternoon from the sidelines.
On Tuesday, nine hours worth of speechifying brought hardly a mention of the primary responsibility of any president: foreign policy.
YOU may be sick of campaign ads and speechifying, but it's about to get worse.
Courtesy Kyle Hughes of NYSNYS, here's video from the initial speechifying portion of yesterday's Occupy-flavored higher ed student rally at the Capitol.
As President Obama was speechifying about our economic futures this week, workers in one famous Chicago factory were taking a big step towards theirs.
After much speechifying by Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno and Senate Minority Leader David Paterson, the Senate has begun overriding Gov George Pataki's budget vetoes.
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