Definition of Shaytan

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

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



Definition of Shaytan

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of shaitan) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shaytan

shawlings
shawlless
shawllike
shawls
shawm
shawms
shawnees
shawny
shaws
shawties
shawty
shay
shaya
shayas
shays
shaytan (current term)
shaytans
shazaam
shazam
shcherbakovite
shcherbinaite
shchi
shchis
shd
she'd
she'd've
she'll
she'll've

Literary usage of Shaytan

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1. Popular Tales and Fictions: Their Migrations and Transformations by William Alexander Clouston (1887)
"You know not Ibn shaytan: he is dreaded throughout Cairo as a blood-drinker, whom no man can offend with impunity. There is, in fact, not a merchant in the ..."

2. Popular Tales and Fictions: Their Migrations and Transformations by William Alexander Clouston (1887)
"You know not Ibn shaytan : he is dreaded throughout Cairo as a blood-drinker, whom no man can offend with impunity. There is, in fact, not a merchant in the ..."

3. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Richard Francis Burton, Isabel Burton, Stanley Lane-Poole (1906)
"The " shaytan al-Kabir" is a dwarf buttress of rude 1 Even pitching ground here is charged to pilgrims. 2 Some authorities advise that this rite of " Ramy ..."

4. The English Governess in Egypt: Harem Life in Egypt and Constantinople by Emmeline Lott (1867)
"shaytan! Batala ! Batala ! " The Devil! The Devil! Bad ! Bad!—that is our abomination." I was absolutely astonished at the energetic manner in which they ..."

5. The Peasantry of Palestine: The Life, Manners and Customs of the Village by Elihu Grant (1907)
"A trickster whose cleverness was really admired and honored by his fellows was dubbed esh-shaytan, Satan. No more enviable compliment can be paid a sharp ..."

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