Ro·​man·​ism ˈrō-mə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Romanism (audio)
often disparaging + offensive

Word History

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Romanism was in 1603

Dictionary Entries Near Romanism

Cite this Entry

“Romanism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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