Definitions for hadith
(Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions
Sunnah, Sunna, hadith(noun)
(Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran
the collected sayings and actions of Muhammad and his companions as related by eyewitnesses, used to determine the Sunna (Muslim way of life).
Origin: From حديث, from حدث.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the Mohammedan Talmud, being a traditional account of Mahomet's sayings and doings.