Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of sermoner.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • How many of our English princes have been coddled at home by their fond papas and mammas, walled up in inaccessible castles, with a tutor and a library, guarded by cordons of sentinels, sermoners, old aunts, old women from the world without, and have nevertheless escaped from all these guardians, and astonished the world by their extravagance and their frolics?

    The Newcomes

  • This is the sin of schoolmasters, governesses, critics, sermoners, and instructors of young or old people.

    Roundabout Papers

  • Thackeray, in one of his ROUNDABOUT PAPERS, speaks of "the sin of tall-talking," which, he says, "is the sin of schoolmasters, governesses, critics, sermoners, and instructors of young or old people."

    Fisherman's Luck and Some Other Uncertain Things

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.