noun, plural Wah·ha·bis. Islam.
Origin of Wahhabi
Examples from the Web for wahabi
So I'm not scared of Cordoba House, with or without its Wahabi backers.
Why should he answer to a Mahratta laonee if he be Wahabi—or Sikh?'Soldiers Three|Rudyard Kipling
Coffee-shops take the place of spirit and wine shops, which in the strict Wahabi country would not be, for a moment, tolerated.Southern Arabia|Theodore Bent
Soon the Wahabi leaven began to produce profound disturbances in the most distant quarters.
The Wahabi leaven has destroyed abuses and has rekindled a purer religious faith.
More heads came under his thumb, and he took more men with impunity by the beard, than even the chief of the Wahabi himself.'The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan|James Morier
British Dictionary definitions for wahabi
noun plural -bis
Word Origin and History for wahabi
1807, follower of Islamic fundamentalist Abd-el-Wahhab (1691-1787), from his name, with Arabic genitive suffix -i.