the God squad

n
British
the forces of organized religion, espe-cially in evangelical form. The phrase has been applied scornfully to the Sal-vation Army, doorstep zealots and uni-versity Christian Unions alike, from the late 1950s to the present.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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