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jack Mormon

noun
1.
a non-Mormon living amicably among Mormons.
2.
a Mormon not active in the church or adhering strictly to Mormon principles.
Also, Jack Mormon.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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jack Mormon

noun phrase
  1. A non-Mormon who associates with or imitates Mormons
  2. A nonobservant or backsliding Mormon: Sure I have coffee in the house. I'm only a jack Mormon (1890+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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