unpreach

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ preach

Verb[edit]

unpreach (third-person singular simple present unpreaches, present participle unpreaching, simple past and past participle unpreached)

  1. (transitive) To undo or overthrow by preaching.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of De Foe to this entry?)
    to unpreach in one minute all that he had been preaching his life-long — Charles Kingsley.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.