Bible-thumper



an evangelist or other person who quotes the Bible frequently, especially as a means of exhortation or rebuke.
Contemporary Examples

‘Beautiful Creatures’: 14 Notable Differences From the Book to the Screen Jean Trinh February 14, 2013

noun
(slang) an enthusiastic or aggressive exponent of the Bible Also called Bible-basher, Bible-pounder, Bible-puncher
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