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Definition of Pontificate


  1. The state or dignity of a high priest; specifically, the office of the pope.
  2. The term of office of a pontiff.
  3. To perform the duty of a pontiff.

Pontificate Quotations

Of course, some would say if you have a performing inclination, then you should become a lawyer. That's a platform we use, or a priest. You know, anywhere you lecture and pontificate to people.
Rowan Atkinson

We try, we fail, we posture, we aspire, we pontificate - and then we age, shrink, die, and vanish.
George Saunders

When I pontificate, it sounds so, you know, Oh, well, she's preaching. I'm not preaching, but I think maybe I learned it from my animal friends. Kindness and consideration of somebody besides yourself. I think that keeps you feeling young. I really do.
Betty White

Education is lacking in most of those who pontificate.
Wole Soyinka

After everyone has had a chance to bluster, posture, and pontificate, we are left with one basic question: under any foreseeable circumstance, would it be in our national interest to default on our debt? The answer is unequivocally no.
John Sununu
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Pontificate Translations

pontificate in Spanish is pontificado
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