Thursday, January 10, 2019

What is a Moslem ?

Thanks to The Free Dictionary at Farflex Moslem Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia. Related to Moslem: Muhammad, Islam, Ramadan Mos·lem (mŏz′ləm, mŏs′-) n. Variant of Muslim.. [Arabic muslim; see Muslim.] Mos′lem adj. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. Moslem (ˈmɒzləm) nadj, pl -lems or -lem (Islam) an old-fashioned variant of Muslim ˈMoslemism narchaic Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 Mus•lim (ˈmʌz lɪm, ˈmʊz-, ˈmʊs-) also Moslem
adj., n., pl. -lims, -lim. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the religion, law, or civilization of Islam. n. 2. an adherent of Islam. 3. Black Muslim. [< Arabic, literally, a person who submits. See Islam] usage: Moslem, once the more widely used form, still has currency but has declined in favor of Muslim. The use of Muhammadan in reference to Islam or its adherents is rejected by Muslims themselves, as is Muhammadanism for Islam. Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Switch to new thesaurus Noun 1. Moslem - a believer in or follower of Islam Muslim Islam, Muslimism - the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion; "Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia" religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity Islamist - an orthodox Muslim Jihadist - a Muslim who is involved in a jihad Shia Muslim, Shiite, Shi'ite, Shiite Muslim, Shi'ite Muslim - a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs Sunni, Sunni Muslim, Sunnite - a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad Moor - one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century assassin - a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders begum - a Muslim woman of high rank in India or Pakistan calif, caliph, kalif, kaliph, khalif, khalifah - the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth; "many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world" fakeer, fakir, faqir, faquir - a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man hakeem, hakim - a Muslim physician hakim - a Muslim ruler or governor or judge imam, imaum - (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide mujahid - a Muslim engaged in what he considers to be a jihad mujtihad - an Islamic scholar who engages in ijtihad, the effort to derive rules of divine law from Muslim sacred texts Mollah, Mulla, Mullah - a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque Muslimah - a Muslim woman Saracen - (historically) a Muslim who opposed the Crusades Sufi - a Muslim who represents the mystical dimension of Islam; a Muslim who seeks direct experience of Allah; mainly in Iran Wahabi, Wahhabi - a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam; "Osama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim" Adj. 1. Moslem - of or relating to or supporting Islamism; "Islamic art" Islamic, Muslim Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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