Holy Roller

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Holy Roller

n. Offensive
Used as a disparaging term for a member of any of various Christian denominations in which spiritual fervor is expressed by shouts and violent body movements.

Holy Roller

n
(Theology) derogatory a member of a sect that expresses religious fervour in an ecstatic or frenzied way

Ho′ly Roll′er


n.
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is perceived as insulting.
n.
Slang: Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a member of a Pentecostal sect marked by the frenetic excitement expressed during services.)
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Noun1.Holy Roller - a member of a religion that expresses ecstatic fervor
church member, churchgoer - a religious person who goes to church regularly
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