Babylonish

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Babylon +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

Babylonish (comparative more Babylonish, superlative most Babylonish)

  1. Of or pertaining to, or made in, Babylon or Babylonia.
    • Bible, Joshua vii. 21
      a Babylonish garment
  2. Pertaining to the Babylon of Revelation xiv. 8.
  3. (obsolete) Pertaining to Rome and papal power.
    • Gage
      the [] injurious nickname of Babylonish
  4. Confused; Babel-like.