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Bible-basher

noun [C] uk   /ˈbaɪ.bl̩ˌbæʃ.ər/ us    // informal disapproving mainly UK (US usually Bible-thumper,   /ˈbaɪ.bl̩ˌθʌmp.ər/   //)
someone who tries in a forceful or enthusiastic way to persuade other people to believe in the Christian religion and the BibleBelievers and non-believersSupporters, members and defenders
Bible-bashing
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈbaɪ.bl̩ˌbæʃ.ɪŋ/ mainly UK (US usually Bible-thumping) us  
She was born in the Bible-thumping Arkansas town of Lonoke.Christian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
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