mufti


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muf·ti 1

 (mŭf′tē, mo͝of′-)
n. pl. muf·tis
A Muslim scholar who interprets the shari'a.

[Arabic muftī, one who gives legal opinions, active participle of 'aftā, to decide by legal opinion; see ptw in Semitic roots.]

muf·ti 2

 (mŭf′tē)
n. pl. muf·tis
Civilian dress, especially when worn by one who normally wears a uniform.

[Probably from mufti.]

mufti

(ˈmʌftɪ)
n, pl -tis
1. (Islam) a Muslim legal expert and adviser on the law of the Koran
2. (Islam) (in the former Ottoman empire) the leader of the religious community
[C16: from Arabic muftī, from aftā to give a (legal) decision]

mufti

(ˈmʌftɪ)
n, pl -tis
(Clothing & Fashion) civilian dress, esp as worn by a person who normally wears a military uniform
[C19: perhaps from mufti1]

muf•ti

(ˈmʌf ti)

n., pl. -tis.
1. civilian clothes, as worn by a person who usu. wears a uniform.
2. a Muslim legal adviser consulted in applying the religious law.
[1580–90; < Arabic muftī literally, a person who delivers a judgment; sense of definition 1 is obscurely derived]

mufti

- Civilian clothes worn by a person who usually wears a uniform.
See also related terms for uniform.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mufti - a jurist who interprets Muslim religious lawmufti - a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
grand mufti - the chief mufti of a district
jurist, legal expert - a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
2.mufti - civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform
civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothes - ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.
Translations
مفت
مفتی
मुफ़्ती
muftija
mufti
muftijaмуфтија
مفتی

mufti

[ˈmʌftɪ] N in mufti(vestido) de paisano

mufti

[ˈmʌfti] n
in mufti → en civil

mufti

n (= clothing)Zivil (→ kleidung f) nt; in muftiin Zivil

mufti

[ˈmʌftɪ] n in muftiin borghese
References in classic literature ?
But granting all this; yet, regarded discreetly and coolly, seems it not but a mad idea, this; that in the broad boundless ocean, one solitary whale, even if encountered, should be thought capable of individual recognition from his hunter, even as a white-bearded Mufti in the thronged thoroughfares of Constantinople?
Another thing was that, viewed as an officer in mufti, he did not look sufficiently professional.
He could not himself go to the general in attendance as he was in mufti and had come to Tilsit without permission to do so, and Boris, even had he wished to, could not have done so on the following day.
You'll excuse my not being able to get into mufti, won't you?
the Mufti of Moosh; the hair of the dog that bit Noah, etc.
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Everything is an evolutionary process," Mufti said when asked about why Modi did not talk about the reconciliation during his recent rally in Srinagar.
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The mufti did not speak to Hitler in terms of 'you should do this', or 'what do you think of a final solution?
I thought that would be a bit of fun for those taking part," said Mr Mufti, who comes from Bradley and is a keen fan of the sport.
The Grand Mufti welcomed the crown prince, stressing that the visit proved cohesion between the leadership and scholars highlighting the leadership of the crown prince and the high status of serving the two holy mosques.
They said that Haider and his accomplices allegedly carried out the murder of Mufti Shamzai in 2005 near Gurumandir area.