American English

Definition of peroration noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    peroration

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌpɛrəˈreɪʃn//
     
    (formal)
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1the final part of a speech in which the speaker gives a summary of the main points
  2. 2(disapproving) a long speech that is not very interesting
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: peroration