civilian clothes, in contrast with military or other uniforms, or as worn by a person who usually wears a uniform.
a Muslim jurist expert in the religious law.
(in the Ottoman Empire) a deputy of the chief Muslim legal adviser to the Sultan.
(initial capital letter) Grand Mufti.
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How to use mufti in a sentence
At the end of his prayer, the grand mufti whispered aloud: “May God accept it.”Does Pope Francis Believe Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God? | Jay Parini | December 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 2000, the then-grand mufti insisted the earth was flat and disk-shaped and the sun revolved around it.
Unfortunately, Grand mufti Abdulaziz al-Sheikh and his colleagues who issued the fatwa against The 99 fit that description.
What he calls a “papery palace of stories” sustains identity and ties mufti to place.
mufti later describes the violence devastating his country as “a clash of civilizations inside Pakistan.”
Frenchmen live in uniform, while no British soldier is quite happy without mufti.The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
He was a tall man, a little stooped, his clothes—uniform and mufti alike—perpetually rumpled.Security | Poul William Anderson
This he obtained without difficulty, then changing into mufti he went ashore.The Dreadnought of the Air | Percy F. Westerman
He was in mufti, whoever he was, and received us kindly enough.The Escape of a Princess Pat | George Pearson
"I want to enrol myself as a Special Constable," I said to the man in mufti behind the desk.
British Dictionary definitions for mufti (1 of 2)
a Muslim legal expert and adviser on the law of the Koran
(in the former Ottoman empire) the leader of the religious community
British Dictionary definitions for mufti (2 of 2)
civilian dress, esp as worn by a person who normally wears a military uniform
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