Definition of papistically in US English:

papistically

adverb

  • In a papistic manner; in accordance with the practices and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church; in a manner characteristic of a Roman Catholic or Roman Catholicism.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Matthew Parker (1504–1575), archbishop of Canterbury and patron of scholarship. From papistical + -ly.

Pronunciation

papistically

/pəˈpɪstɪkli/