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  • n. A member of any Christian church characterized by ecstatic behaviour; especially of the Pentecostal Church.
  • n. A devoutly religious Christian person.

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  • n. a member of a religion that expresses ecstatic fervor

Etymologies

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From the fact that devout Pentecostals would roll on the floor of the church as a sign of being possessed by the Holy Spirit.

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