tub-thump·​er ˈtəb-ˌthəm-pər How to pronounce tub-thumper (audio)
: a vociferous supporter (as of a cause)
tub-thump verb

Word History

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tub-thumper was in 1662


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“Tub-thumper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tub-thumper. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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