pontificate definition

  • noun:
    • any office or term of workplace of a pontiff.
    • hawaii or term of workplace of a pontiff or pontifex.
    • The state or dignity of a higher priest; particularly, work regarding the pope.
    • the definition of of workplace of a pontiff.
    • any office or dignity of a pontiff, large priest, or pope.
    • The time when a pontifical workplace is held by any given incumbent.
    • the government associated with the Roman Catholic Church
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To express views or judgments in a dogmatic means.
    • to manage work of a pontiff.
    • to do the work of a pontiff.
  • verb:
    • To preside as a bishop, especially at size.
    • to do something like a pontiff; to express one’s position or opinions dogmatically and pompously as though these people were definitely proper.
    • To speak in a patronizing, supercilious or pompous fashion, specifically at size.
    • talk in a dogmatic and pompous manner
    • administer a pontifical office
  • others:
    • to behave officially as pontiff or bishop; especially, to say pontifical size.

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