Definition of Romanish in English:

Romanish

adjective

  • 1Originally (in Old English): †of or relating to Rome in its capacity as a centre of authority for the Christian Church (obsolete). Later (frequently depreciative): of, belonging to, characteristic of, or sympathetic towards the Roman Catholic Church; Roman Catholic.

  • 2Reminiscent or suggestive of (usually ancient) Rome; (of an object) resembling a Roman counterpart.

noun

  • Romanshrare before 20th cent.

Origin

Old English (in an earlier sense). From Roman and its etymon classical Latin Rōmānus + -ish.

Pronunciation

Romanish

/ˈrəʊmənɪʃ/