Definition of parsonizing in US English:

parsonizing

noun

  • The action of speaking or acting like a parson; = "sermonizing".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George A. Sala (1828–1895), journalist. From parson + -izing. Compare later parsonize.

Pronunciation

parsonizing

/ˈpɑːs(ə)nˌʌɪzɪŋ/