Definition of preaching in US English:

preaching

noun

  • 1The delivery of a sermon or religious address to an assembled group of people, typically in church.

    ‘large numbers of people would come to hear his preaching’
    count noun ‘the preachings of church leaders’
    1. 1.1 The giving of moral advice in a pompously self-righteous way.
      ‘your preaching won't make me change my mind’

Pronunciation

preaching

/ˈprēCHiNG//ˈpritʃɪŋ/