The hamburger zealot was so fanatical about his burgers that he camped outside his favorite fast-food joint for hours every morning, waiting for it to open. And he would never put mustard on them, only ketchup.
The original zealots were a group of first-century Jews who were absolutely determined to overthrow Roman rule in Palestine. Today, anyone who is goes overboard in their zeal, or enthusiasm, for a particular cause, a religion, a sports team, or a charitable organization — can be called a zealot. The coffee lover was a zealot regarding where his coffee was grown, who grew it, and how it was roasted.
n a fervent and even militant proponent of something
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a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own
a stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions
a person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind
someone who does not believe in the social or economic or political equality of men and women
a person who hates or fears homosexual people
a person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others
sectarian, sectarist, sectary
a member of a sect
someone who believes the races should be kept apart