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Bible-thumper

[bahy-buh l-thuhm-per] /ˈbaɪ bəlˌθʌm pər/
noun, Informal.
1.
an evangelist or other person who quotes the Bible frequently, especially as a means of exhortation or rebuke.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
Related forms
Bible-thumping, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for biblethumper

Bible-thumper

noun
1.
(slang) an enthusiastic or aggressive exponent of the Bible Also called Bible-basher, Bible-pounder, Bible-puncher
Derived Forms
Bible-thumping, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for biblethumper

Bible-thumper

n.

"strict Christian," by 1843.

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