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One who uses the Bible to attack/defame others' characters instead of as a guide to proper living. These people tend to be depressingly ignorant of anything else except the Bible and behavior as expected by the religious.
That Bible Thumper makes me so sick! Every day, he stands on my porch shouting about how I'm doomed to a flaming eternity in Hell just because I watch Crank Yankers and South Park!
by RatchetBoo September 27, 2003
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Originating from typically southern US fundamentalist Christian sects given to evangelizing in a very outgoing, rumbunctious way, often characterized by a religious bigot standing on a street corner, with or without foam around his mouth, shouting about how we should all turn to Christ, whilst vigourously thumping his soft covered bible for emphasis.
Their actions usually do more harm than good to their cause and bring into disrepute and ridicule those more reticent Christians.
He's a bible thumper, so don't go near him.
He thinks everything in the bible should be taken literally; he's a foolish bible thumper.
by soreofhing July 06, 2009
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(So called because some evangelists literally thump their Bibles to emphasize important parts of a sermon.)

A person whose religious beliefs include strict adherence to the Bible. He is likely to deliver angry sermons to anyone who believes differently, even if that "difference" means belonging to a church that disagrees with his interpretation of Scriptures.
DeeDee's co-workers called her a Bible-thumper after she tacked gospel tracts onto the office bulletin board.
by Ingeborg S. Nordén May 15, 2006
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The cause of many major wars, genocides, and crimes against humanity during the last 20 centuries.
The Middle Ages and the European colonization of Africa and the Americas were the glory days of the Bible thumpers.
by AYB July 18, 2003
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A mega-right wing Christian wacko. Belives their life must be based on the Bible. The same goes for our goverment, it will be based on the Bible. Usually a homophobic, pro-life, redneck idiot.

See George W. Bush, John Ashcroft, Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, right-wing nutjob
Bible Thumper: WE MUST BAN GAY....... NO WE MUST KILL GAYS!!! OUTLAW ABORTION! WE WILL NOT COMMIT SIN!!! IF YOU DON'T LISTEN YOU'LL BURN IN HELL!!! AND IF YOUR A DEMOCRAT YOU STILL WILL!

Followers: Huzzah!
by AutisticPsycho November 14, 2004
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An individual who justifies his/her actions by quoting Bible passages. They often reject scientific evidence, pass judgement on others, and have a know-it-all attitude. Most have lost the ability to think critically.
As our Biology teacher showed us pictures of Lucy, a fairly well-preserved Australeopithicus fossil and tried to explain how she had characteristics of both extinct primates and some current primates such as apes, chimpanzees, and humans, some Bible thumper in the back of the room yelled out "We din't come from no monkeys!"
by toolguru October 25, 2007
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A religious Zealot who pressures people to subscribe to their own religios beliefs, even after the target has said they are not interested. Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses are particularly notorious Bible Thumpers.
a bro: "Hey,there are some Mormon Missionaries at the door to talk to you!"

me: "Damn, I told those Bible Thumper Mormons to go away, where is my Pepper Spray at?"
by Piranha March 24, 2008
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