Jesus freak

variants: or Jesus Freak

Definition of Jesus freak

1 : a member of an evangelical Christian youth movement that began in the late 1960s and emphasized communal living, Bible study, spiritual gifts, and the active work of the Holy Spirit in the modern world
2 usually disparaging : a devout Christian

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First Known Use of Jesus freak

1970, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Jesus freak

after Jesus Christ

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“Jesus freak.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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