verb (used without object) Informal.
Definition for tub-thumping (2 of 2)
Origin of tub-thumper
Examples from the Web for tub-thumping
These day he engages the political world with tub-thumping opinion columns in the Spanish daily El Pais.The Politics of Literature: An interview with Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa|Michael Moynihan|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"I didn't ask you here to listen to me tub-thumping," George began apologetically, when we were alone.Sonia Married|Stephen McKenna
"He does not waste his breath in tub-thumping," said one, looking reverently at the sealed figure.First and Last|H. Belloc
Here was no tub-thumping soothsayer, but an inspired zealot.Simon the Jester|William J. Locke