Definition of Jack Mormon in English:
1A Mormon who is not strictly observant: the only thing that’s going to end up happening is me doing homework on Sundays and drinking Pepsi and being just another Jack Mormon
More example sentences
- People who are Mormons but don't follow all the church teachings are called Jack Mormons, hence the funny name for a local brand of coffee.
- Some Jack Mormons may even still believe many or all of the Church's teachings, but for various reasons choose not to attend services or participate in church activities.
- So, they will say they're Mormon, party like rock stars, but adamantly tell you that they are not Jack Mormons.
2A sympathetic non-Mormon living among Mormons.
- Though not yet a member of the Church, he was in Commerce to greet the struggling refugees from the horrors of the Missouri Persecutions...This was the original meaning of the epithet, "Jack Mormon," a non-member who supported and helped the Saints, and Daniel fit the description well.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan