Bible-thumper

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Bible-thumper

A derogatory term for a Christian considered aggressively evangelistic or excessively focused on the literal teachings of the Bible. 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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I would describe him as an old-style preacher, but not a Bible-thumper. He's quite considered in his preaching."