a Muslim hero, esp. one who wars against infidels
Origin of ghaziArabic gh?z?, present participle of ghaz?, to fight
- A Muslim who has successfully fought against non-Muslims.
- Used as a title for such a warrior.
Origin of ghaziArabic ġāzī raider, warrior active participle of ġazā to raid ġzw
From Arabic غازي, active participle of غزا (“raid”).