- a wise or learned man.
- a physician; doctor.
Origin of hakim1
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for hakeem
Historical Examples of hakeem
And Besso needs no hakeem, or you would not be here, my Rose of Sharon.'Tancred
All her love for him rises within her, and she hails him “Hakeem!”The Browning Cyclopdia
Well, your Excellency, I met this hakeem in the streets of London.The Thistle and the Cedar of Lebanon
Habeeb Risk Allah
"So that a man's life is an unsolvable riddle to all but himself," concurred the hakeem.Tales of Destiny
Djabal, horror-stricken at what she has done, confesses to her that he is no Hakeem, but a mere man.An Introduction to the Study of Browning
- a Muslim judge, ruler, or administrator
- a Muslim physician
Word Origin for hakim
Word Origin and History for hakeem
1580s, physician in Arab countries, from Arabic hakim "wise," from stem of hakuma "he was wise;" whence also hakam "judge," hikmah "wisdom, science."