Definition of pope
- pope Noun The bishop of Rome; the head of the Roman Catholic church.
- pope Noun The head of any religion.
- pope Noun ("Eastern Christianity") The Bishop or Patriarch of Alexandria.
- pope Noun A small Eurasian freshwater fish, "Gymnocephalus cernua".
- pope Noun Any of various birds having reddish plumage on the breast, especially the bullfinch.
- pope Noun ("in Russian tradition") An Eastern Orthodox priest.