noun \ˈsü-(ˌ)fē\

: a member of a Muslim group of people who try to experience God directly especially by praying and meditating

Full Definition of SUFI

:  a Muslim mystic
Sufi adjective
Su·fic \-fik\ adjective
Su·fism \-ˌfi-zəm\ noun

Origin of SUFI

Arabic ṣūfī, perhaps from ṣūf wool
First Known Use: 1653

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