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From Middle French papiste, from Latin papa (pope).

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papist (plural papists)

  1. (religious slur, Christianity) A Roman Catholic, whose loyalties are seen to be with the papacy in Rome.

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papist (comparative more papist, superlative most papist)

  1. (religious slur, Christianity) The quality of being a papist.
    • 2011, Jill Hedges, Argentina: A Modern History
      However, Menem promptly surprised many observers (and most of his voters) by forming an alliance with Alsogaray, and becoming more papist than the Pope in economic orthodoxy.

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