Definition of pope noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pope

 noun
noun
NAmE//poʊp//
 
the Pope
 
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  • the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, who is also the Bishop of Rome the election of a new pope Pope John Paul II a visit from the Pope see also papacy, papal
  • Idioms
    Is the Pope a Catholic?(humorous)
     
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    used to say that there is no doubt that something is true “Will they arrive late?” “Is the Pope a Catholic?”
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pope

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