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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But the Bible-thumper has so far remained largely untarnished in the gospel hall of fame, which has seen so many supposedly God-fearing idols fall from grace.
Smith) live the perfect suburban guppie dream until a twitchy, buttoned-up homophobe Bible-thumper (Chad Donella) moves in next door.
5) A sectarian book blurb touting the preachments of an evangelical Bible-thumper (Register-Guard, May 23).
Her biggest nemesis is Bible-thumper (and thrower) Hilary Faye (Mandy Moore), a hypocritical harpy who begins to hold prayer meetings and, yes, exorcisms, to restore the goodness to Mary's soul.
BIBLE-THUMPER Gail Devers declared her fall from grace was God's will after her latest failure in the Olympic 100 metres hurdles.
He doesn't want to be taken as a nutty Bible-thumper.
YOU wouldn't have to be a bible-thumper to adore the Old Ebenezer Chapel at Sweets-house, near Lostwithiel.
Three young Bible-thumpers were all set to baptise and save me
As appropriate reflection for Holy Week, one wonders if our bible-thumpers in the Senate would disqualify Peter as a witness because he thrice lied knowing Christ.
Many liberal Jews, for their part, hold stereotypes of evangelicals as intolerant Bible-thumpers.
To the cynical reporter for GQ Magazine, he said: "We're Bible-thumpers who just happened to end up on television.
I wonder how these bible-thumpers view the lesbian policewoman murdered in Manchester with a colleague.
The outraged Bible-thumpers, the opportunistic theatre manager, the hapless mayor, the pretentious playwright, the smarmy critic, the "Actor with Genitals," and Marquand, "A Concerned Woman of Esteem"--any resemblance of Coble's over-the-top characters to actual persons, living or dead, is .
But what he found surprised him: Those espousing an anti-scientific mind-set weren't the humorless Bible-thumpers he expected but rather, charming, modest individuals.
As for the movie itself - a rip-roaring thriller - don't you just love listening to the Bible-thumpers bumping their gums about the plot being riddled with "factual inaccuracies"?