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Bible–thumper

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noun Bi·ble–thump·er \ˈbī-bəl-ˌthəm-pər\

Definition of Bible–thumper

  1. :  an overzealous advocate of Christian fundamentalism

Bible–thumping

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Circa 1923

First Known Use of bible–thumper

circa 1923


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