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tub-thumping

adjective

Simple Definition of tub-thumping

  • : the activity of talking about someone or something that you support in a loud and forceful manner

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tub-thumping

  1. :  being or related to the activity of talking about someone or something that one supports in a loud and forceful manner <tub-thumping radicals>


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tub-thumping

noun

Definition of tub-thumping

chiefly British

  1. :  the activity of talking about someone or something that one supports in a loud and forceful manner




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