- an evangelist or other person who quotes the Bible frequently, especially as a means of exhortation or rebuke.
Origin of Bible-thumper
Examples from the Web for bible-thumping
Contemporary Examples of bible-thumping
Bible-thumping Louisiana Sen. David Vitter was outed as a john for the “D.C. Madam” in 2007.‘7th Heaven’ Dad Stephen Collins and the Christian Right’s Real Morality Tale
October 8, 2014
There was a time when the bigoted, Bible-thumping crowd ran roughshod over D.C. Now, not so much.Sympathy for the Devils: Scenes From the Social Conservative Collapse
June 21, 2014
Could it be that their bible-thumping moralizing is perhaps a sign of their impotence?How Will African-American Clergy React to Obama’s ‘Evolution’ on Same-Sex Marriage?
Mansfield Frazier, Larry Durstin
May 13, 2012
- slang an enthusiastic or aggressive exponent of the BibleAlso called: Bible-basher, Bible-pounder, Bible-puncher
"strict Christian," by 1843.