Sufi

noun
Su·​fi | \ˈsü-(ˌ)fē \

Definition of Sufi 

: a Muslim mystic

Other Words from Sufi

Sufi adjective
Sufic \ ˈsü-​fik \ adjective
Sufism \ ˈsü-​ˌfi-​zəm \ noun

First Known Use of Sufi

1653, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sufi

Arabic ṣūfī, perhaps from ṣūf wool

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Sufi

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Sufi

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

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