haram police

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haram police (uncountable)

  1. (rare) Hardline or judgemental Muslim(s) who frequently and bossily point out sins
    • 2008, Kate Zebiri, British Muslim Converts, p 126
      Consequendy, litde cultivation of artistic talent has been developed, and it almost seems that only mediocrity is accepted as squeaking past the harsh gaze of the halal/haram police
    • 2013, Robert Hefner, Religions in Movement, Page 223
      During one MJD presentation to explain her point, Somaya refers to the film clip 'the Haram police' on 'Ummah Films', suggesting that the others 'check out' this funny—and even attractive—guy called 'Baba Ali'.
    • 2014, Alia Bano, Shades, p 8
      He was the haram police
    • April 2014, Blogtrottr, Salafisten & Salafismus in Facebook ; Islam Koran M oschee: Übersicht für ... Group: Islamisten Salafisten Salafismus in Youtube Facebook Islam Koran Moschee
      Or your friends call you the "haram police" cause you forbid evil & commend good.