Dictionary.com

sharif

[ shuh-reef ]
/ ʃəˈrif /
Save This Word!

noun
a variant of sherif.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of sharif

First recorded in 1590–1600

Other definitions for sharif (2 of 2)

Sharif
[ shah-reef ]
/ ʃɑˈrif /

noun
a male given name: from an Arabic word meaning “exalted.”
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use sharif in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sharif

sharif
/ (ʃæˈriːf) /

noun
a variant transliteration of sherif
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