Definitions for muftiˈmʌf ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

muf•tiˈmʌf ti(n.)(pl.)-tis.

  1. civilian clothes, as worn by a person who usu. wears a uniform.

    Category: Clothing

  2. a Muslim legal adviser consulted in applying the religious law.

    Category: Eastern Religions

Origin of mufti:

1580–90; < Ar muftī lit., a person who delivers a judgment; sense of def. 1 is obscurely derived

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mufti(noun)

    a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law

  2. mufti(noun)

    civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform


  1. mufti(Noun)

    A Muslim scholar and interpreter of shariu2019a law, who can deliver a fatwa

  2. mufti(Noun)

    Civilian dress when worn by a member of the military, or casual dress when worn by a pupil of a school who normally would wear uniform

  3. Origin: From (definite form).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mufti(noun)

    an official expounder of Mohammedan law

  2. Mufti(noun)

    citizen's dress when worn by a naval or military officer; -- a term derived from the British service in India


  1. Mufti

    A mufti is a Sunni Islamic scholar who is an interpreter or expounder of Islamic law. In religious administrative terms, a mufti is roughly equivalent to a deacon to a Sunni population. A muftiate or diyanet is a council of muftis.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Mufti

    a doctor and interpreter of Mohammedan law.


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