1. to speak pompously or dogmatically
1. Ponti in pontificate refers to priests, because medival priest pontificated often to the common people.
2. He was elected to the pontificate last year.
Definition in Other Languages:
Hindi: धर्माचार्य की तरह बातें करना;
Russian: первосвященство; понтификат
French: pontificate; pontificat; pontificat
German: ; in dozierendem Ton sprechen
korean: 오만하게 보이다;