Associations to the word «Islamist»

Wiktionary

ISLAMIST, noun. (now) (rare) A Muslim. [from 19th c.]
ISLAMIST, noun. A scholastic Muslim who specializes in Muslim academics. [from 1910s]
ISLAMIST, noun. A Muslim who espouses Islamic fundamentalist beliefs. [from 1980s]
ISLAMIST, adjective. (dated) Relating to Islam; Islamic, Muslim. [from 19th c.]
ISLAMIST, adjective. Motivated by fundamentalist Muslim beliefs, particularly in the political sphere. [from 1980s]

Dictionary definition

ISLAMIST, noun. A scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies.
ISLAMIST, noun. An orthodox Muslim.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne