Perorate Definition

perorated, perorates, perorating
To make a speech, esp. a lengthy oration.
Webster's New World
To sum up or conclude a speech.
Webster's New World
To speak at great length, often in a grandiloquent manner; declaim.
American Heritage

Origin of Perorate

  • Latin perōrāre perōrāt- per- per- ōrāre to speak

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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