Definitions of pontifical:
  • adjective:   denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops
  • adjective:   puffed up with vanity
    Example: "Pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey- Newsweek"
  • adjective:   proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles

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