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English definition of “Bible-basher”

Bible-basher

noun [C]     /ˈbaɪ.bl̩ˌbæʃ.ər/ US  // informal disapproving (mainly US Bible-thumper, /ˈbaɪ.bl̩ˌθʌmp.ər/ US  //)
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     /ˈbaɪ.bl̩ˌbæʃ.ɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] (mainly US Bible-thumping) She was born in the Bible-thumping Arkansas town of Lonoke.Christian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
(Definition of Bible-basher noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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