Definition of Holy Writ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Holy Writ

BrE BrE//ˌhəʊli ˈrɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhoʊli ˈrɪt//
[uncountable] (old-fashioned)
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the Bible (figurative) You shouldn't take what he says as Holy Writ (= accept that it is true without questioning it).
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