EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Babylon +‎ -ish

AdjectiveEdit

Babylonish ‎(comparative more Babylonish, superlative most Babylonish)

  1. Of or pertaining to, or made in, Babylon or Babylonia.
    • Bible, Joshua vii. 21
      a Babylonish garment
  2. Pertaining to the Babylon of Revelation xiv. 8.
  3. (obsolete) Pertaining to Rome and papal power.
    • Gage
      the [] injurious nickname of Babylonish
  4. Confused; Babel-like.
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