transitive verb
1. (colloquial) (to reprimand) 
Llegué muy tarde a casa y mi papá me sermoneó otra vez.I got home really late and my dad lectured me again.
Los alumnos odian que la maestra los sermonee.The students hate when the teacher sermonizes them.
intransitive verb
2. (religious) 
a. to preach 
No cualquier sacerdote sermonea tan bien como el padre Miguel.Not every priest preaches as well as father Miguel.
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to give a lecture o ticking-off to 
transitive verb
to lecture (familiar)
intransitive verb
to sermonize
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