Meaning of “fakir” in the English Dictionary


"fakir" in English

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fakirnoun [ C ]

also faqir uk /ˈfeɪ.kɪər/ us /fəˈkɪr/

Examples from literature

  • I woke with a strange and not unpleasant sensation, and presently became conscious that the fakir was gently pressing, with a sort of shampooing action, my temples and head. 
  • The fakir paused to gaze around his audience. 
  • When we get out of this—and I rather believe in the prophecy of Ahmed's guru or fakir—then I'll speak. 

(Definition of “fakir” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)