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Bible-thumper

A derogatory term for a person who uses Christian beliefs or Bible passages to try to influence others' opinions. Primarily heard in US. After Mary started spending more time with her church's youth group, her friends from school began to complain that she had become a bit of a Bible-thumper
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Tweet of the Week: A German Bible thumper sat down w/us at lunch - said the earthquake in Haiti happened because people's hearts weren't open to God.
But the retreat master, a Catholic Bible thumper, made him squirm, he said.
Good-girl-pop-singer-turned-actor Mandy Moore may have won us over when she played a hilariously overzealous Bible thumper in Saved, but now it's her mom's turn to win our vote.
Future weeks will see Milo befriend a cute Scotty puppy whom the rich people on the hill will subject to torturous experiments, and a bitter, pinched spinster who also happens to be a gun-toting Bible thumper try to brainwash the valley's children.
Who else could grab the team bible thumper by the b*** and get away with it?
Daniela, who played Bible thumper Sarah Hills in EastEnders, relished the opportunity to hook up again with Michelle Collins for the first time since fl leaving the soap in 1999.
The first was Big Kev, a bare-knuckle fist-fight champion who took his faith quietly, and the second was a Bible thumper called Larry.
Banks now, it seems, only employ skeleton staffs for us plebs and push all their resources - OUR resources - into grandiose schemes such as the BOS's recent, disastrous courtship of a daft, hompohobic Bible thumper.
The rich slice up the American pie, and Bible thumpers back them to the hilt.
I've been 'clubbed' in the head a few times in my life by Bible thumpers.
Pro-life advocates are dismissed as fascist-like Bible thumpers by zealous advocates of abortion rights.
Bible thumpers who rely on the text for their arguments have a tough job.
These 'global doom' Greenies, modern-day witch burners and flat earthers are like Bible thumpers as they try to prove what we can't see or experience, a climate crisis.
Being that it's the South and all, Harmony is populated by the usual assortment of yokels and eccentrics and Bible thumpers, some of whom manage to display unpredictable behavior and a propensity for good one-liners on occasion.
and the opposing army includes the likes of yippies, Bible thumpers, vegetarian guerrillas, and at least a fifth of the residents of Martha's Vineyard.