[ tuhb-thuhm-per ]
/ ˈtʌbˌθʌm pər /
a vociferous supporter or promoter, as of a cause.
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Origin of tub-thumper
First recorded in 1655–65
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Examples from the Web for tub-thumper
a noisy, violent, or ranting public speaker
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