harangue (plural harangues)
- An impassioned, disputatious public speech.
- A tirade, harsh scolding or rant, whether spoken or written.
- She gave her son a harangue about the dangers of playing in the street.
- The priest took thirty minutes to deliver his harangue on timeliness, making the entire service run late.
- 1895 October 1, Stephen Crane, chapter 10, in The Red Badge of Courage, 1st US edition, New York: D. Appleton and Company, [https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Red_Badge_of_Courage_(1895)/Chapter_10#103 page 103]:
- But he continued his harangue without waiting for a reply.
- French: harangue
- German: Moralpredigt
- Italian: arringa, concione
- Russian: страстный
- Spanish: arenga, soflama
- French: sermon, remontrance, harangue
- German: Moralpredigt, Tirade, Schmährede, Sermon
- Spanish: sermón, arenga, diatriba, despotrique, soflama
harangue (harangues, present participle haranguing; past and past participle harangued)
- (ambitransitive) To give a forceful and lengthy lecture or criticism to someone.
- The angry motorist leapt from his car to harangue the other driver.
- 1814 July, [Jane Austen], chapter XV, in Mansfield Park: A Novel. In Three Volumes, volume I, London: Printed for T[homas] Egerton, […], OCLC 39810224 ↗, page 293 ↗:
- 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.—There would be the greatest indecorum I think."
- French: sermonner
- Spanish: arengar