intransitive verb-·fied·, -·fy·ing
to make a speech: used humorously or contemptuously
intransitive verbspeech·i·fied, speech·i·fy·ing, speech·i·fies
To give a speech: “In Washington, cabinet secretaries pose and speechify” ( Jonathan Alter )
(third-person singular simple present speechifies, present participle speechifying, simple past and past participle speechified)
- (intransitive) To give a speech; to hold forth, to pronounce at length.
- To make speeches to (someone); to address in a speech.
From speech +"Ž -ify.