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Definition of speechifying noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

speechifying

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈspiːtʃɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspiːtʃɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
[uncountable] (informal, disapproving)
 
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the act of making speeches in a very formal way, trying to sound important
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: speechifying