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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.
Dedicated to some religious purpose; having a divine character; inspiring solemn thoughts or emotions; as, the Dalai Lama of Thibet; the Moogum of M'bwango; the temple of Apes in Ceylon; the Cow in India; the Crocodile, the Cat and the Onion of ancient Egypt; the Mufti of Moosh; the hair of the dog that bit Noah, etc.
06 : 19 PM - 16/05/2018 Moscow, May 16 (BN): The Grand Mufti of Russia, Russian Muftis' Shura Council Chairman and President of the Religious Administration of Muslims in Russia, Shaikh Rawi Ainuddin, has extended his sincere congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the holy month of Ramadhan, wishing HM the King abundant health, long life and prosperity.
PESHAWAR -- The prominent Ulema and Muftis of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have decided to observe commencement of Ramadan and Eid ul Fitr as per the announcement of the Central Ruet e Hilal Committee.
Alleging that the Mahathir administration had not consulted Islamic leaders and scholars for most matters then, Harussani said it was unfair to now accuse muftis of not acting to prevent the incident.
The PUC Chairman invited Mufti-e-Azam Poland to Pakistan which he accepted and assured that a delegation comprising Muftis of Poland would visit Pakistan soon.
Some 30 muftis of the SIC issued this statement following the murder of a 25-year-old woman, Farzana, in Lahore on Tuesday last week, allegedly by members of her family including her father, brothers and cousins.
Hariri added that the grand mufti had to go back on a number of decisions he made regarding the Higher Islamic Council, along with the appointment of muftis for several Lebanese districts.
"The Higher Islamic Council exclusively gave the said decree regulatory powers (...) and issued decision number 7/2013 hereby considering some regions' muftis, among whom Sidon Mufti Sheikh Salim Sussan, are still in office, until local muftis is vacant posts are elected," it continued.