noun Date: circa 1923 an overzealous advocate of Christian fundamentalismBible-thumping adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bible thumper — (also Bible beater, Bible basher, Bible humper) is a term used to describe Christian fundamentalists, or anyone perceived as aggressively pushing their Christian beliefs upon those who do not share them. Its target domain is broad and can often… …   Wikipedia

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  • Thumper — may refer to: * Project Thumper, a project by the General Electric Company to defend the USA against V2 missiles. [citation|url=|title=From Project Thumper to SDI|author=Dr …   Wikipedia

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