god-botherer

God-botherer

(ˈɡɒdˌbɒðərə)
n
(Anglicanism) informal an over-zealous Christian
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god-botherer

[ˈgɒdˌbɒðərəʳ] N (pej) → pesado/a m/f de la religión
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As well as his introductory article, there are pieces from a wide range of writers, including sci-fi scribe, Neal Stephenson and God-botherer, Richard Dawkins.
All of which makes you wonder how the new man found his working relationship with the God-botherer he was brought in to replace.
Sadly I've no expectation that anything will be done, certainly not while notorious God-botherer Nicky Morgan, below, is in charge of education.
Which would be ironic as I'm a bit of a God-botherer myself.
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After years of grumbling about Lucas being a wrong 'un, how thrilled Denise should be now he's a do-gooding God-botherer who believes in the sanctity of marriage.