tub-thump

[ tuhb-thuhmp ]
/ ˈtʌbˌθʌmp /

verb (used without object) Informal.

to promote something or express opinions vociferously.
Related formstub-thump·er, noun

Definition for tub-thumping (2 of 2)

tub-thumper

[ tuhb-thuhm-per ]
/ ˈtʌbˌθʌm pər /

noun

a vociferous supporter or promoter, as of a cause.

Origin of tub-thumper

First recorded in 1655–65
Related formstub-thump·ing, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tub-thumping (1 of 2)

tub-thumping


adjective

(of a speech or speaker) noisy, violent, or ranting

noun

noisy, violent, or ranting public speaking

British Dictionary definitions for tub-thumping (2 of 2)

tub-thumper


noun

a noisy, violent, or ranting public speaker
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