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 (mŭz′ləm, mo͝oz′-, mŭs′-, mo͝os′-)
1. also Mos·lem (mŏz′ləm, mŏs′-) A believer in or adherent of Islam.
2. A member of the Nation of Islam; a Black Muslim.

[Arabic muslim, one who surrenders, active participle of 'aslama, to surrender; see Islam.]

Mus′lim adj.


(ˈmʊzlɪm; ˈmʌz-) or


n, pl -lims or -lim
(Islam) a follower of the religion of Islam
(Islam) of or relating to Islam, its doctrines, culture, etc
[C17: from Arabic, literally: one who surrenders]
ˈMuslimism, ˈMoslemism nold-fashioned derogatory


(ˈmʌz lɪm, ˈmʊz-, ˈmʊs-)

also Moslem

adj., n., pl. -lims, -lim. adj.
1. of or pertaining to the religion, law, or civilization of Islam.
2. an adherent of Islam.
[< Arabic, literally, a person who submits. See Islam]
usage: Moslem, once the more widely used form, still has currency but has declined in favor of Muslim. The use of Muhammadan in reference to Islam or its adherents is rejected by Muslims themselves, as is Muhammadanism for Islam.


A follower of the religion of Islam. In Arabic, Muslim means one who submits (to God).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
Islam, Muslimism - the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion; "Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia"
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
Islamist - an orthodox Muslim
Jihadist - a Muslim who is involved in a jihad
Shia Muslim, Shiite, Shi'ite, Shiite Muslim, Shi'ite Muslim - a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
Sunni, Sunni Muslim, Sunnite - a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
Moor - one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century
assassin - a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders
begum - a Muslim woman of high rank in India or Pakistan
calif, caliph, kalif, kaliph, khalif, khalifah - the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth; "many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world"
fakeer, fakir, faqir, faquir - a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
hakeem, hakim - a Muslim physician
hakim - a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
imam, imaum - (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide
mujahid - a Muslim engaged in what he considers to be a jihad
mujtihad - an Islamic scholar who engages in ijtihad, the effort to derive rules of divine law from Muslim sacred texts
Mollah, Mulla, Mullah - a Muslim trained in the doctrine and law of Islam; the head of a mosque
Muslimah - a Muslim woman
Saracen - (historically) a Muslim who opposed the Crusades
Sufi - a Muslim who represents the mystical dimension of Islam; a Muslim who seeks direct experience of Allah; mainly in Iran
Wahabi, Wahhabi - a member of a strictly orthodox Sunni Muslim sect from Saudi Arabia; strives to purify Islamic beliefs and rejects any innovation occurring after the 3rd century of Islam; "Osama bin Laden is said to be a Wahhabi Muslim"
Adj.1.Muslim - of or relating to or supporting Islamism; "Islamic art"
thuộc Hồi giáotín đồ Hồi giáo


[ˈmʊzlɪm ˈmʌzlɪm]
nmusulman(e) m/f
He's a Muslim → Il est musulman.


nMuslim(in) m(f), → Moslem(in) m(f); (= woman also)Muslime f, → Moslime f


Moslem [ˈmʊslɪm] adj & nmusulmano/a


(ˈmuzlim) Moslem (ˈmozləm) noun, adjective
(a person) of the religion known as Islam.


مُسْلِمٌ, مُسلِم, مُسلِمٌ muslim, muslimský muslim, muslimsk Moslem, moslemisch, Muslim, muslimisch μουσουλμανικός, Μουσουλμάνος mahometano, musulmán muslimi, muslimi- musulman musliman, muslimanski musulmano イスラム教の, イスラム教徒 회교도, 회교의 islamitisch, moslim, moslims muslim, muslimsk muzułmanin, muzułmański muçulmano мусульманин, мусульманский muslim, muslimisk, muslimsk เกี่ยวกับมุสลิม, ชาวมุสลิม, มุสลิม Müslüman thuộc Hồi giáo, tín đồ Hồi giáo 穆斯林, 穆斯林的
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