Mormon vs Plyg - What's the difference?

mormon | plyg |

As nouns the difference between mormon and plyg

is that mormon is mormon while plyg is (slang|offensive) a fundamentalist mormon.



(wikipedia Mormon)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The ancient American prophet of Mormon theology who compiled the Book of Mormon.
  • Derived terms

    * Mormonism


    (en noun)
  • (originally, derogatory) A person who views as a prophet, and considers the Book of Mormon and the Pearl of Great Price to be holy.
  • *
  • That year, 1871, had marked a change which had been gradually coming in the lives of the peace-loving Mormons of the border.

    Coordinate terms



    * Latter-day Saint, LDS

    Derived terms

    * Jack Mormon * Molly Mormon ((Molly Mormon))


  • Of, or pertaining to, the faith established by Joseph Smith, Jr.
  • Derived terms

    * Mormon cricket




    (en noun)
  • (slang, offensive) A fundamentalist Mormon.
  • ''Members of the fundamentalist plyg movement are "Mormon" but are not LDS.
    ''The schoolgirl drew stares from outsiders because of her long pastel dress and upswept hairdo, and her brother once got into a fistfight with a group of Gentile and LDS boys who had been taunting him and his sister, calling them "plygs ".