Part of speech: noun

A member of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Usage examples "romanist":

  1. He was profoundly, intensely, absorbingly religious, but the form of his religion was not " Christian" in any recognized sense, Romanist, Protestant, or Unitarian. - "Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890", Octavius Brooks Frothingham.
  2. Had she been a Romanist, she would long ere this have been a nun. - "The Reign of Law A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields", James Lane Allen.
  3. He had seen enough of the Romanist or Anglican revival to dislike it heartily, and he held that Protestant countries were the most prosperous because they were morally the best. - "The Life of Froude", Herbert Paul.