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?
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?
Another thing was that, viewed as an officer in mufti, he did not look sufficiently professional.
the Mufti of Moosh; the hair of the dog that bit Noah, etc.
28 ( ANI ): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the overall situation in the state.
Syed Qalb e Sadiq, Iqbal Haider and Tayyeb Shakeel were allegedly involved in the planning of the murder of Mufti Aman.
Mufti Ameer Zaman and Qari Mohammad Ibrahim were nominated for PP-15, Maulana Mohammad Naeem, Sahibzada Qammar Ul Islam and Qari Aziz Ur Rehman for PP-16, Mufti Shahabud Din for PP-17, Qari Abdul Rauf Awan and Maulana Fakharud Din for PP-18 while Mufti Saeedur Rehman and engineer Haroon Ramzan were nominated for PP-19.
Mehbooba Mufti stated that making Kashmir a part of India was a bold decision of Sheikh Abdullah and Hari Singh.
The Grand Mufti said the government of India has been toiling to dilute the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Adnan Mufti blazed his way to a hurricane ton as UAE trounced Nepal by 63 runs in the second match of the ICC World Cricket league Championship at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Friday.
He had said that Mufti Qavi was a cardiac patient with two stunts, adding that the suspect was being examined at the hospital and doctors advice would be followed in this connection.