- A tirade or rant, whether spoken or written.
"The priest took thirty minutes to deliver his harangue on timeliness, making the entire service run late."
- An impassioned, disputatious public speech.
"She gave her son a harangue about the dangers of playing in the street."
- (transitive) To give a forceful and lengthy lecture or criticism to someone.
"The angry motorist leapt from his car to harangue the other driver."