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happy-clappy

(ˈhæpɪˈklæpɪ)
adj
(Christian Churches, other) of or denoting a form of evangelical Christianity in which members of the congregation sing and clap enthusiastically during acts of worship
n, pl -pies
(Christian Churches, other) Also called: happy clapper an enthusiastic evangelical Christian

happy-clappy

- Refers to any Christian congregation that is extremely enthusiastic, loud, and musical.
See also related terms for loud.
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THERE'S no such thing as a bad idea, or so some positivity police happy clapper would tell you.
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HAPPY CLAPPER McGeady salutes the Green Army after the victory
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It was full of happy clapper disco divers so we had a couple of cocktails before fleeing back to the sanctuary of our apartments.