variants or less commonly hadji
: one who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca
often used as a title

Examples of hajji in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People who have completed the pilgrimage may add the phrase al-Hajj or hajji (pilgrim) to their names. CNN, 8 Sep. 2021

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Word History


Arabic ḥajjī, from ḥajj

First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hajji was in 1609

Dictionary Entries Near hajji

Cite this Entry

“Hajji.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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