Resembling a pope or some aspect of one.

And sure, Mr. Speaker, the speech seemed to me to be a popelike speech, and I fear least our bishops do attribute this of the popes canons unto themselves...

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  • popelike — …   Useful english dictionary

  • pope — popeless, adj. popelike, adj. /pohp/, n. 1. (often cap.) the bishop of Rome as head of the Roman Catholic Church. 2. (in the early Christian church) a bishop. 3. a person considered as having or assuming authority or a position similar to that of …   Universalium

  • pope — [pōp] n. [ME < OE papa < LL(Ec), a bishop, pope < Gr(Ec) papas, bishop < Gr pappas: see PAPA] 1. [often P ] R.C.Ch. the bishop of Rome and head of the Church 2. a person regarded as having, or acting as though he has, popelike… …   English World dictionary

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