pope definition

  • noun:
    • Roman Catholic Church The bishop of Rome and head of this Roman Catholic Church in the world.
    • Eastern Orthodox Church The patriarch of Alexandria.
    • The Coptic patriarch of Alexandria.
    • a man head of some non-Christian religions: the Taoist pope.
    • A person thought to have unquestioned expert: the pope of surrealism.
    • The bishop of Rome; the head associated with the Roman Catholic chapel.
    • your head of any faith.
    • The Bishop or Patriarch of Alexandria.
    • a little Eurasian freshwater seafood, Gymnocephalus cernua.
    • some of various wild birds having reddish plumage from the breast, particularly the bullfinch.
    • An Eastern Orthodox priest.
    • Any ecclesiastic, esp. a bishop.
    • The bishop of Rome, the pinnacle of the Roman Catholic Church. See Note under Cardinal.
    • A parish priest, or a chaplain, of the Greek Church.
    • A fish; the ruff.
    • The Bishop of Rome as head for the Roman Catholic Church and hierarchy.
    • The patriarch of Alexandria.
    • A priest in the Greek or Russian Church.
    • the top of any chapel or ecclesiastical system.
    • The blacktail, a fish: same as ruff.
    • The bullfinch.
    • The red-backed shrike, Lanius collurio.
    • The puffin, Fratercula arctica. Montagu.
    • The coated finch, or nonpareil. See cut under Passcrina.
    • your head for the Roman Catholic Church
    • English poet and satirist (1688-1744)

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "pope"
    • He received a "Medal of Peace"…
    • View More
  • Quotes for "pope"
  • Cross Reference for "pope"
  • Etymologically Related for "pope"
  • Form for "pope"
  • Urban Dictionary for "pope"
    • the first choice associated with Roman…
    • View More
329 votes

How would you define pope?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!