creeping Jesus

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creeping Jesus

n
1. an obsequious or servile person
2. a hypocritically religious person
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I can see him, like another contemporary socialist, George Orwell, condemning people behind new kinds of money -- as Orwell did about people from Welwyn Garden City -- as `pistachio-coloured sandal-wearing creeping Jesuses'.