verb (used without object), speechified, speechifying.
to make a speech or speeches; harangue.
verb (intransitive) -fies, -fying, -fied
to make a speech or speeches
to talk pompously and boringly
noun, Linguistics. 1. a speech community that is completely surrounded by another, usually larger, speech community.
adjective 1. temporarily deprived of speech by strong emotion, physical weakness, exhaustion, etc.: speechless with alarm. 2. characterized by absence or loss of speech: speechless joy. 3. lacking the faculty of speech; dumb. 4. not expressed in speech or words: speechless compliments. 5. refraining from speech. adjective 1. not able to speak 2. temporarily deprived […]
noun 1. a person who delivers speeches.
noun 1. any part of the body, as the tongue, velum, diaphragm, or lungs, that participates, actively or passively, voluntarily or involuntarily, in the production of the sounds of speech.