[ bahy-buhl-thuhm-per ]
/ ˈbaɪ bəlˌθʌm pər /
an evangelist or other person who quotes the Bible frequently, especially as a means of exhortation or rebuke.
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Origin of Bible-thumper
First recorded in 1920–25
OTHER WORDS FROM Bible-thumperBible-thumping, adjective
Words nearby Bible-thumper
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Example sentences from the Web for Bible-thumper
Mrs. Lincoln, who is a bit of a Bible-thumper, is strongly depicted in the film instead as a fire-and-brimstone conservative.‘Beautiful Creatures’: 14 Notable Differences From the Book to the Screen|Jean Trinh|February 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Bible-thumper
slang an enthusiastic or aggressive exponent of the BibleAlso called: Bible-basher, Bible-pounder, Bible-puncher
Derived forms of Bible-thumperBible-thumping, noun, adjective
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