Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

Sikh

play
noun \ˈsēk, ˈsik\

Simple Definition of Sikh

  • : a follower of Sikhism

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Sikh

  1. :  an adherent of a monotheistic religion of India founded about 1500 by Guru Nānak and marked by rejection of idolatry and caste

Sikhism play \ˈsē-ˌki-zəm\ noun

Origin of sikh

Hindi & Urdu, literally, disciple


First Known Use: 1756


2

Sikh

adjective

Definition of Sikh

  1. :  of or relating to Sikhs or Sikhism



1845

First Known Use of sikh

1845


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Sikh? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

disapprove soothe perplex reduce
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ