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Holy Roller

noun, Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a member of a Pentecostal sect.
Origin
so called from the frenetic religiosity expressed during services
Related forms
Holy Rollerism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Holy Roller

Holy Roller

noun
1.
(derogatory) a member of a sect that expresses religious fervour in an ecstatic or frenzied way
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