popish

adjective

pop·​ish ˈpō-pish How to pronounce popish (audio)
often disparaging

Word History

Etymology

pope

First Known Use

1528, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of popish was in 1528

Dictionary Entries Near popish

Cite this Entry

“Popish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/popish. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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