papist definition

  • noun:
    • Offensive applied as a disparaging term for a Roman Catholic.
    • employed by some Protestants in talking about Roman Catholics, whoever loyalties are seen become because of the papacy in Rome.
    • A Roman Catholic; one that adheres towards the Church of Rome and also the expert associated with pope; -- an offensive designation applied to Roman Catholics by their particular opponents.
    • One who acknowledges the supreme authority of Pope or for the Church of Rome; a Roman Catholic; a Romanist: often a phrase of opprobrium.
    • an offensive term for Roman Catholics; initially, a Roman Catholic who was a stronger recommend for the papacy
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to Roman Catholics or Roman Catholicism.
  • adjective:
    • of or associated with or encouraging Romanism

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