Meaning of Romish Catholic in English:

Romish Catholic

adjective

derogatory, rare
  • Roman Catholic.

Pronunciation

Romish Catholic

/ˌrəʊmɪʃ ˈkaθ(ə)lɪk/

noun

derogatory, rare
  • Roman Catholic.

Pronunciation

Romish Catholic

/ˌrəʊmɪʃ ˈkaθ(ə)lɪk/

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Drant (c1540–1578), poet and Church of England clergyman. As adjective from Romish + catholic. As noun from Romish + catholic.