from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Offensive Of or relating to the popes or the Roman Catholic Church.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or pertaining to Roman Catholicism
  • adj. acting in a manner of, or holding beliefs similar to, the pope.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the pope; taught or ordained by the pope; hence, of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church; -- often used opprobriously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Pope or the Roman Catholic Church: used in opprobrium: as, popish doctrines or practices; popish forms and ceremonies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or supporting Romanism


pope +‎ -ish (Wiktionary)



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