Bible–pounder

noun Bi·ble–pound·er
variants: less commonly

bible–pounder

Definition of Bible–pounder

plural

Bible–pounders

also

bible–pounders

US, informal

  1. :  bible-thumper A typical God-fearing Bible-pounder who believes that money in the bank is a sign of God's approval. — Trevanian, Incident at Twenty-Mile, 1999 He wants to connect the kind of people that he represents—Evangelical Christians—but not necessarily the image of Evangelical Christians that you may have of some sort of fundamentalist Bible-pounder, those sorts of clichés from popular imagination. — Ron Elving, National Public Radio, 18 Aug. 2008

Bible–pounding

less commonly

bible–pounding

adjective Many people in our culture today try to stereotype Christians as wild-eyed zealots and legalistic Bible-pounding bigots. — Charles W. Colson et al., Answers To Your Kids' Questions, 2000

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Circa 1889

First Known Use of bible–pounder

circa 1889


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