Meaning of “Muslim” in the English Dictionary

"Muslim" in British English

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Muslimnoun [ C ]

also Moslem uk /ˈmʊz.lɪm/ us /ˈmɑː.zlem/


uk /ˈmʊz.lɪm/ us /ˈmɑː.zlem/

Muslim people follow the religion of Islam:

a Muslim country/state
a Muslim family

More examples

  • There is a large Muslim community here.
  • The murders were contrary to Muslim law.
  • Muslim clerics have met with government officials.

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

"Muslim" in American English

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Muslimnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmʌz·lɪm, ˈmʊs-, ˈmʊz-/ also Moslem

a person who follows the religion of Islam

adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˈmʌz·lɪm, ˈmʊs-, ˈmʊz-/

a Muslim mosque

(Definition of “Muslim” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)