Muslim definition, meaning - what is Muslim in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Muslim”

See all translations

Muslim

noun [C] (also Moslem) uk   /ˈmʊz.lɪm/  us   /ˈmɑː.zlem/
a person who follows the religion of Islam
More examples

Muslim

adjective uk   /ˈmʊz.lɪm/  us   /ˈmɑː.zlem/
Muslim people follow the religion of Islam: a Muslim country/state a Muslim family
More examples
Translations of “Muslim”
in Arabic مُسْلِم…
in Korean 이슬람교도…
in Malaysian Muslim…
in French musulman/-ane…
in Turkish Müslüman…
in Italian musulmano, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穆斯林,伊斯蘭教信徒,回教徒…
in Russian мусульманин…
in Polish Muzułma-nin/nka…
in Vietnamese tín đồ Hồi giáo…
in Spanish musulmán…
in Portuguese muçulmano, -a…
in Thai มุสลิม…
in German der Moslem, moslemisch…
in Catalan musulmà, -ana…
in Japanese イスラム教徒…
in Indonesian Muslim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 穆斯林,伊斯兰教信徒…
(Definition of Muslim from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Muslim?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “Muslim” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

disappear off the face of the earth

to disappear completely

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More