anti-papal

adjective

an·​ti-pa·​pal ˌan-tē-ˈpā-pəl How to pronounce anti-papal (audio)
ˌan-tī-
: opposed to or hostile toward the pope
anti-papal rhetoric/sentiment

Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-papal was in 1611

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“Anti-papal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-papal. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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