Meaning of papish in English:

papish

Pronunciation /ˈpeɪpɪʃ/

adjective

derogatory Scottish, Irish
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Roman Catholics or the Roman Catholic Church.

noun

derogatory Scottish, Irish
  • A Roman Catholic; an advocate of papal supremacy; = "papist".

Origin

Mid 16th century. Either from pape, variant of pope + -ish, or an alteration (with suffix substitution) of papist.