tub-thump

(redirected from tub-thumps)

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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
He frequently tub-thumps about the rights of the majority and how the minority, those of us who love and enjoy our culture and language, are trying to force our values and beliefs on others.