US a person with conservative views who believes that religion, esp Christianity, should be the dominant influence in government policy

Word Origin for theocon

C21: from theo- + con (servative), modelled on neo-con
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Examples from the Web for theocon

Contemporary Examples of theocon

  • With this act and Gingrich's subsequent conversion, Hudson said Gingrich has ratified his devotion to the “theocon” agenda.

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    Is Newt Preparing for a 2012 Run?

    Max Blumenthal

    March 29, 2009