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Jesus freak

noun
1.
Informal. a member of any of several fundamentalist groups of chiefly young people (Jesus people) originating in the early 1970s and emphasizing intense personal devotion to and study of Jesus Christ and His teachings.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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Jesus freak

noun
1.
(informal) a member of any of various Christian groups that combine a hippy communal way of life with zealous evangelicalism
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Jesus freaks

noun phrase

Members of an evangelical Christian religious movement among young people, esp ex-hippies and drug addicts: in this light the herds of Jesus freaks/ Jesus freaks, gypsies, lunatic right-wingers, leering conventioneers (1960s+ Counterculture)


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