Bible-thumper

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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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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.
It's as gay as a Pride parade, without the rainbow beads and the Bible thumpers.
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.
Bad enough for the United States to embark on an imperial course of policy; but much worse if that empire should fall under the control of bigots and Bible thumpers who see the rest of the human race as a collection of damned souls.
As Alter suggests, "Although the Bible clearly bars usury, all of the big congressional Bible thumpers sided with their corporate contributors.
The bible thumpers of the time praised McKinley's will in overcoming Satan (Filipinos, not Arabs) with military force.
Patterson is quoted as saying, We Anglicans don't 'do' evangelism--that's for the Bible thumpers and the Protestants.
MAY I say how amused and delighted I was at Jim Moran's very funny debunking of Biblical nonsense (Letters, October 14), and how correct is Frank Fortescue's complaint (October 22) at the feeble responses and excuses from the Bible thumpers.
Anyone who's fallen afoul of obstreperous Bible thumpers will appreciate this collection of sanctimonious satire from the popular Internet diva.