Holy Roller

noun

Definition of Holy Roller

old-fashioned + often offensive
: a member of one of the Protestant sects whose worship meetings are characterized by spontaneous expressions of emotional excitement

First Known Use of Holy Roller

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“Holy Roller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Holy%20Roller. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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