Dictionary.com

Shaitan

[ shahy-tahn ]
/ ʃaɪˈtɑn /
Save This Word!

noun
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of Shaitan

<Arabic Shayṭān, cognate with Hebrew śātānSatan

Words nearby Shaitan

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Shaitan in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Shaitan

Shaitan
/ (ʃaɪˈtɑːn) /

noun (in Muslim countries)
  1. Satan
  2. any evil spirit
  3. a vicious person or animal

Word Origin for Shaitan

C17: from Arabic shaytān, from Hebrew śātān; see Satan
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK