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popish

[poh-pish] /ˈpoʊ pɪʃ/
adjective, Disparaging.
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Roman Catholic Church.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; pope + -ish1
Related forms
popishly, adverb
popishness, noun
Usage note
See papist.
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British Dictionary definitions for popish

popish

/ˈpəʊpɪʃ/
adjective
1.
(derogatory) belonging to or characteristic of Roman Catholicism
Derived Forms
popishly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for popish
adj.

1520s, from pope + -ish.

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