What does harangue mean?

Definitions for haranguehəˈræŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word harangue.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. harangue, rant, ranting(noun)

    a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion

  2. harangue(verb)

    deliver a harangue to; address forcefully


  1. harangue(Noun)

    An impassioned, disputatious public speech.

  2. harangue(Noun)

    A tirade or rant, whether spoken or written.

  3. harangue(Verb)

    To give a forceful and lengthy lecture or criticism to someone.

    The angry motorist leapt from his car to harangue the other driver.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harangue(noun)

    a speech addressed to a large public assembly; a popular oration; a loud address a multitude; in a bad sense, a noisy or pompous speech; declamation; ranting

  2. Harangue(verb)

    to make an harangue; to declaim

  3. Harangue(verb)

    to address by an harangue

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. haranguer, It. aringare.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Harangue

    ha-rang′, n. a loud speech addressed to a multitude: a popular, pompous address.—v.i. to deliver a harangue.—v.t. to address by a harangue:—pr.p. haranguing (-rang′ing); pa.p. harangued (-rangd′).n. Harang′uer. [O. Fr. arenge, harangue, from Old High Ger. hring (Ger. ring), a ring of auditors.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    The tiresome product of a tireless tongue. From Eng. _hear_, and Lat. _angor_, pain. Painful to hear.

Editors Contribution

  1. Harangue

    Quarrel, interrogativity, untrained, illmannered,

    I have no idea he would be such a haranguist. I Jesmion detest such a harangue's manner later found in him, he had not been such a haranguist, well, we got to make a further investigation on what is the cause, it might be unpaid salary for 6 months, Jesmion guessed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harangue in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harangue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anthony Bourdain:

    I have no plans to do so, i like dogs. However, after about three minutes of her harangue I may or may not have threatened to run right out and get myself a puppy smoothie.

Images & Illustrations of harangue

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Translations for harangue

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • TaleDanish
  • Moralpredigt, TiradeGerman
  • κατσαδιάζω, αναβαλλόμενος, [[εξαπολύω]] [[φιλιππικό]], φιλιππικός, εξάψαλμος, [[ψέλνω]] [[τον]] [[αναβαλλόμενο]], δημηγορώ, [[ρίχνω]] [[εξάψαλμο]]Greek
  • arenga, sermónSpanish
  • palopuhe, saarnata, vuodatus, saarna, paasataFinnish
  • harangue, sermonner, sermonFrench
  • ard-loayrtysManx
  • भाषणHindi
  • ճառArmenian
  • arringa, concioneItalian
  • 説教Japanese
  • preekDutch
  • [[страстныйRussian

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