adjective Sis·tine \ˈsis-ˌtēn, sis-ˈ\
variants: or less commonly


play \ˈsik-ˌstīn, -ˌstēn\

Definition of Sistine

  1. 1 [from Pope Sixtus IV †1484] :  of or relating to the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican

  2. 2 :  of or relating to any of the popes named Sixtus

Origin and Etymology of sistine

Italian sistino, from New Latin sixtinus, from Sixtus, name of some popes

First Known Use: 1771

Learn More about sistine

Seen and Heard

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