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holy roller

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Definition of holy roller in English:

noun

informal , derogatory
A member of an evangelical Christian group which expresses religious fervour by frenzied excitement or trances: holy rollers writhing on the floor
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  • Their programs are widely regarded within the community, but it isn't a place where the holy rollers and people who expect an old fashioned Babtist ceremony would go.
  • Let's face it, we are constantly hearing from the holy rollers with their reassuring message that miracles do happen.
  • I'm not condemning her for that at all, but I just have to explain that that is why I quit being such a holy roller.

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