from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who speechifies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who makes a speech or speeches; an orator; a declaimer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who speechifies; one who is fond of making speeches; a habitual speechmaker.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who delivers a speech or oration
Rifle-shots and execrations were discharged together against the notorious enemy of their pinfolds; who nothing daunted, and nothing loath, let fly his own "speechifier," as he denominated his rifle, in return, accompanying the salute with divers yells and maledictions, in which latter he showed himself, to say the truth, infinitely superior to his antagonists.
Given such an ahistorical context, it should come as no surprise that the unannounced go-to guy going for the Republican Presidential nomination in the future-perfect year of 2012 is former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, a historian in his own right -- and a novelist and an anti-jihad documentarian and a Fox News analyst and a speechifier for hire.
Just a few weeks ago, Pope Barack was praised far and wide as a top-notch speechifier.
On the one hand, there is Dr. Barack, the high-minded, Niebuhr-quoting speechifier who spent this past winter thrilling the Scarlett Johansson set and feeling the fierce urgency of now.
Great speechifier! by Bryan Emmel on Monday, Nov 2, 2009 at 3: 16: 18 AM
The letter does not help Clinton because it has to skirt around Bill and thus makes Hillary appear to be a light weight jet setting speechifier.
Boy, does this current speechifier make me miss W and the days of “misunderestimation.”
Particularly after Sarah Palin's universally praised speech it is laughably false to say that Barak Obama is the only great speechifier in this race.
She had to take down that uppity speechifier real quick-like.
And if Hillary wasn't making a point that it took a Bubba President to secure rights for blacks, instead of a black speechifier, what was the point of her remark?
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.