noun muf·ti \ˈməf-tē, ˈmf-\

Definition of MUFTI

:  a professional jurist who interprets Muslim law

Origin of MUFTI

Arabic muftī
First Known Use: 1586

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms

Zen, antinomian, avatar, gnosticism, illuminati, ineffable, karma, koan, mantra

Rhymes with MUFTI


noun muf·ti \ˈməf-tē\

Definition of MUFTI

:  ordinary dress as distinguished from that denoting an occupation or station <a priest in mufti>; especially :  civilian clothes when worn by a person in the armed forces

Origin of MUFTI

probably from 1mufti
First Known Use: 1816

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator


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