Black Pope

  1. the head of the Jesuit order (so called from the power he once possessed and from the black habit worn by the order).

Origin of Black Pope

First recorded in 1875–80

Words Nearby Black Pope Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Black Pope in a sentence

  • They'll make themselves a ruling class, an immortal elite, with Rinehart for their Black Pope.

    Martyr | Alan Edward Nourse
  • And do the rank and file know the Black Pope at the head of the order?

    The Clansman | Thomas Dixon