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PAPIST

 Dictionary entry overview: What does papist mean? 

PAPIST (noun)
  The noun PAPIST has 1 sense:

1. an offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy

  Familiarity information: PAPIST used as a noun is very rare.


PAPIST (adjective)
  The adjective PAPIST has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or supporting Romanism

  Familiarity information: PAPIST used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PAPIST (noun)


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Meaning:

An offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("papist" is a kind of...):

Roman Catholic (a member of the Roman Catholic Church)


PAPIST (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or supporting Romanism

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

Romanist; Roman Catholic; R.C.; popish; papistical; papistic; papist; romish; Roman

Context example:

the Roman Catholic Church


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