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English definition of “happy-clappy”

happy-clappy

adjective uk   /ˌhæp.iˈklæp.i/ UK informal often disapproving us  
describes Christians who sing, talk, and shout enthusiastically during their religious ceremonies and who try to persuade other people to join them
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