tub-thumper


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tub-thump

(tŭb′thŭmp′)
intr.v. tub-thumped, tub-thump·ing, tub-thumps Slang
To argue for or promote something vigorously: "is tub-thumping for a six-month limit on the legislative session" (David Nyhan).

tub′-thump′er n.

tub-thumper

n
a noisy, violent, or ranting public speaker
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tub-thumper - a noisy and vigorous or ranting public speakertub-thumper - a noisy and vigorous or ranting public speaker
orator, public speaker, rhetorician, speechifier, speechmaker - a person who delivers a speech or oration
Translations

tub-thumper

[ˈtʌbˌθʌmpəʳ] N (Brit) (fig) → orador m demagógico
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