Meaning of “tub-thumping” in the English Dictionary

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"tub-thumping" in British English

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tub-thumpingadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈtʌbˌθʌm.pɪŋ/ us /ˈtʌbˌθʌm.pɪŋ/ informal disapproving

A tub-thumping style of speaking is forceful or violent:

a tub-thumping speech/campaigner

(Definition of “tub-thumping” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)