Definition of perorate in English:
verb[no object] formal
1Speak at length: he reportedly would perorate against his colleague
More example sentences
- He may or may not have perorated against alchemy and witchcraft… we kind of zoned out at the quotation mark.
- He flew there, perorated on regional television and at work collectives, and forced the authorities to back down.
early 17th century: from Latin perorat- 'spoken at length', from the verb perorare, from per- 'through' + orare 'speak'.
Definition of perorate in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan