Definition of sermonette in English:

sermonette

noun

US
  • A short sermon.

    • ‘There followed questions, or in some cases sermonettes, and before the end I slipped away.’
    • ‘He will continue to deliver his moral sermonettes and back some business-friendly items.’
    • ‘The farmers - illiterate, most of them - kept interrupting with questions and sermonettes.’
    • ‘His sermonette about how academics and polemicists misuse history when they construct bogus categories like Fordism and Taylorism was very nicely done.’
    • ‘How can the loud music, the entertaining sermonettes, and the carnal circuses offered by some give life to the dead?’

Pronunciation

sermonette

/ˌsərməˈnet/