Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Holy Father

noun

Simple Definition of Holy Father

  • —used to refer to the Pope

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Holy Father

  1. :  pope 1

15th Century

First Known Use of holy father

15th century

Rhymes with holy father


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Holy Father? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

immature or lacking adult sophistication

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin oily angry prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ