Definition of devil-dodging in US English:

devil-dodging

noun

rare, derisive, slang, humorous, historical
  • The action or practice of attending services of more than one Christian denomination.

adjective

slang, rare, derisive, humorous, historical
  • 1Extremely devout or sanctimonious; overzealous.

  • 2That attends services of more than one Christian denomination; (in extended use) ecumenical.

Origin

Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). From devil + dodging, after devil dodger<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charley Wag. From devil + dodging, after devil dodger.

Pronunciation

devil-dodging

/ˈdɛvlˌdɒdʒɪŋ/