Definition of predicatory in English:

predicatory

adjective

rare
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of a preacher or preaching; involving or derived from preaching.

noun

rare
  • A preacher. rare.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Coryate (?1577–1617), traveller and writer. From post-classical Latin praedicatorius laudatory, of or relating to preaching from classical Latin praedicātor + -ius, suffix forming adjectives; compare -ory.

Pronunciation

predicatory

/ˈprɛdɪkət(ə)ri/