Romish


Romish

Romish [roh-mish] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Disparaging.

  1. of or relating to Rome as the center of the Roman Catholic Church.

Origin of Romish First recorded in 1525–35; Rome + -ish1 Related formsRom·ish·ly, adverbRom·ish·ness, noun Examples from the Web for romish Historical Examples of romish

  • This I took to my room, and used in place of the Romish book.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • It was in this ardour of spirit that he adopted the Romish cause.

    Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 350, December 1844

    Various

  • He then asked me if I believed as the Romish church believed.

    Fox’s Book of Martyrs

    John Foxe

  • In many things he sees the Romish church to be wrong, and in some things he thinks we are so.

    Fox’s Book of Martyrs

    John Foxe

  • In all the Romish worship the blessed virgin is a principal object of adoration.

    Fox’s Book of Martyrs

    John Foxe

  • British Dictionary definitions for romish Romish adjective

    1. usually derogatory of, relating to, or resembling Roman Catholic beliefs or practices

    Word Origin and History for romish Romish adj.

    “Roman-Catholic,” 1530s, from Rome + -ish.

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