Bible-thumper

noun
Bi·​ble-thump·​er | \ ˈbī-bəl-ˌthəm-pər How to pronounce Bible-thumper (audio) \

Definition of Bible-thumper

US, informal
: an aggressively zealous advocate of Christian fundamentalism

Other Words from Bible-thumper

Bible-thumping \ ˈbī-​bəl-​ˌthəm-​piŋ How to pronounce Bible-thumper (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Bible-thumper

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Bible-thumper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bible-thumper. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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