- a person who does not accept a particular faith, especially Christianity.
- (in Christian use) an unbeliever, especially a Muslim.
- (in Muslim use) a person who does not accept the Islamic faith; kafir (def. 2).
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Leaflets were widely distributed during that era saying that facial covering was what separated the Muslim woman from the infidel.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil|Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is immaterial if the infidel is a combatant or a civilian.
They call us the village that protects infidel U.S. soldiers.
Safi makes the same threat toward other villagers and warns them never again to help a wounded “infidel” soldier.
And to them and to their base, Obama is the biggest infidel of all and Obamacare the greatest impiety.Republicans Aren’t Hostage Takers, They’re Political Terrorists|Michael Tomasky|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Huxley quotes with satirical gusto Dr. Wace's declaration as to the word "Infidel."
But a little earlier still, to be an Infidel was to be an outlaw, subject to the penalty of death.
Those who hold the truth cannot enter into it with the infidel, the unbeliever, the erroneous or profane.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
In London some years before, she had been the pupil of a learned minister, who had become an infidel, and also unscrupulous.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Let us suppose that any one denying the theory of Laplace or the theory of Copernicus would be reviled as an "Infidel."