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Meaning of FAKIR

Pronunciation:  fu'keer

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man
 

FAKIR is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: fakeer, faqir, faquir
 
 See Also: angel, dervish, holy man, holy person, Mohammedan, Moslem, Muhammadan, Muhammedan, Muslim, saint

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fa"kir\, n. [Ar. faq[=i]r poor.]
    An Oriental religious ascetic or begging monk. [Written also
    {faquir} anf {fakeer}.]
    
    
  2. \Fa"kir\, n. [Prob. confused with {Fakir} an oriental
    ascetic.]
    See {Faker}.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a fakir in your dream, foretells of phenomenal changes in your life.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abdal, abstainer, Albigensian, anchorite, ascetic, bhikshu, Catharist, dervish, flagellant, Franciscan, hajji, hermit, imam, mendicant, muezzin, mufti, mullah, murshid, puritan, qadi, Sabbatarian, sannyasi, santon, sheikh, Trappist, Waldensian, yogi, yogin
 

 

 

 

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