Bible–banger

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

bible–banger

Definition of Bible–banger

plural

Bible–bangers

also

bible–bangers

US, informal

  1. :  bible-thumper With such freedoms, temptation is ever present, as the Bible-bangers on Sunday television testify. — Peter Ustinov, Saturday Review, 13 Dec. 1975 Theologically, upon his death he would shoot straight to heaven, but I, a Protestant Bible-banger, would need to earn my way over and over again. — Susan Campbell, Hartford Courant, 18 Dec. 2001

Bible–banging

less commonly

bible–banging

adjective … a prairie preacher of Wesleyan Methodism, a Bible-banging fundamentalist … — Robert S. Anson, Harper's, November 1972 As Carrie's Bible-banging mother, Betty Buckley … must play a scene in which she curses and slaps her poor daughter around … — Jack Kroll, Newsweek, 23 May 1988

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First Known Use of bible–banger

1904


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