Romish

[roh-mish]

Origin of Romish

First recorded in 1525–35; Rome + -ish1
Related formsRom·ish·ly, adverbRom·ish·ness, noun
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Romish

adjective
  1. usually derogatory of, relating to, or resembling Roman Catholic beliefs or practices
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Word Origin and History for romish

Romish

adj.

"Roman-Catholic," 1530s, from Rome + -ish.

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