chiefly British, informal
- The old-style Bible-bashers were street-corner evangelists who bawled all Hell out of luckless sinners for the greater glory of the Lord.
- —Douglas Fairey, Weekend, 7–13 Feb. 1968
- … the activities of opium-smugglers and bible-bashers in the early nineteenth century provide some wryly amusing material of which the author makes the most.
- —Times Literary Supplement, 26 Jan. 1967
or less commonly
Although the gamblers had helped lay the economic foundations of the American South, their expulsion begat the God-fearing, Bible-bashing belt still with us today.
—Anthony Holden, Big Deal, 1990
They've drifted from organised religion because of the fashion in recent decades for the materialistic lifestyle, and won't be enticed back by Bible-bashing evangelism or Christian social strictures.
—George Pitcher, Daily Telegraph (London), 17 Dec. 2009