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happy-clappy Line breaks: happy-clappy
Pronunciation: /hapiˈklapi/

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British informal

Definition of happy-clappy in English:

adjective

Belonging to or characteristic of a Christian group whose worship is marked by enthusiastic participation: he’s one of the happy-clappy lot

noun (plural happy-clappies)

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A member of a Christian group whose worship is marked by enthusiastic participation: happy-clappies and traditionalists

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