pray-in

[prey-in]

noun

a form of social protest in which demonstrators engage in passive resistance and prayer: popular especially in the 1970s.

Nearby words

  1. praxes,
  2. praxiological,
  3. praxis,
  4. praxiteles,
  5. pray,
  6. prayer,
  7. prayer beads,
  8. prayer book,
  9. prayer flag,
  10. prayer meeting

Origin of pray-in

First recorded in 1960–65; pray + -in3

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