sermon
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsɜː.mən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsɝ.mən/
Noun

sermon (plural sermons)

  1. Religious discourse; a written or spoken address on a religious or moral matter.
  2. A lengthy speech of reproval.
Translations Translations Verb

sermon (sermons, present participle sermoning; past and past participle sermoned)

  1. (poetic, obsolete) To discourse to or of, as in a sermon#Etymology_1|sermon.
  2. (poetic, obsolete) To tutor; to lecture.
    • 1607, William Shakespeare, The Life of Timon of Athens, II. ii. 177:
      Come, sermon me no further.



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