Definition of Shaitan

1. Noun. (Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray.

Exact synonyms: Shaytan
Category relationships: Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism
Generic synonyms: Djinn, Djinni, Djinny, Genie, Jinnee, Jinni



Definition of Shaitan

1. n. An evil spirit; the evil one; the devil.

Definition of Shaitan

1. Noun. An evil djinn of Arab mythology, Satan, devil ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shaitan

1. an evil spirit [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shaitan

shahids
shahin
shahins
shahs
shahtoosh
shahtooshes
shahtush
shaik
shaikh
shaikhs
shaiks
shaird
shairds
shairn
shairns
shaitan (current term)
shaitans
shaka
shakable
shakas
shake
shake-and-bake
shake-up
shake-ups
shake 'n' bake
shake 'n bake
shake a cloth in the wind
shake a leg
shake and bake
shake culture

Literary usage of Shaitan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Universalist's Book of Reference: Containing All the Principal Facts and by Everet Emmett Guild, 1811-, Everet Emmett Guild (1857)
"Statement of FACTS showing that the terms shaitan, DEVILS, SATAN, and DIABOLOS ... shaitan. — This is the word which is rendered Satan in the Old Testament. ..."

2. The Universalist's Book of Reference: Containing All the Principal Facts and by Everet Emmett Guild (1881)
"Statement of FACTS showing that the terms shaitan, DEVILS, SATAN, and DIABOLOS ... shaitan. — This is the word which is rendered Satan in the Old Testament. ..."

3. The Pamirs: Being a Narrative of a Year's Expedition on Horseback and on by Charles Adolphus Murray Dunmore (1893)
"... Desert of shaitan Kum—Pleasures of following a Chinese Force— The Black Pass—A bad Precipice. August 16th.—More troops leaving to-day for Tash- kurgan ..."

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