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tub-thump

[tuhb-thuhmp] /ˈtʌbˌθʌmp/
verb (used without object), Informal.
1.
to promote something or express opinions vociferously.
Related forms
tub-thumper, noun

tub-thumper

[tuhb-thuhm-per] /ˈtʌbˌθʌm pər/
noun
1.
a vociferous supporter or promoter, as of a cause.
Origin of tub-thumper
1655-1665
1655-65
Related forms
tub-thumping, noun, adjective
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  • Democracy triumphed on a night which could easily have fallen foul of revenge, tubthumping and cynical bankrolling.

    Welcome To The Suck Natasha Roth November 13, 2012
British Dictionary definitions for tubthumping

tub-thumper

noun
1.
a noisy, violent, or ranting public speaker
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