Romish [roh-mish] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Disparaging.
- of or relating to Rome as the center of the Roman Catholic Church.
Origin of Romish First recorded in 1525–35;+ 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.
James Fenimore Cooper
It was in this ardour of spirit that he adopted the Romish cause.
He then asked me if I believed as the Romish church believed.
In many things he sees the Romish church to be wrong, and in some things he thinks we are so.
In all the Romish worship the blessed virgin is a principal object of adoration.
British Dictionary definitions for romish Romish adjective
- usually derogatory of, relating to, or resembling Roman Catholic beliefs or practices
Word Origin and History for romish Romish adj.
“Roman-Catholic,” 1530s, from+ .