- in Muslim countries, an interpreter or expounder of religious law
Origin of mufti? in allusion to the dressing gown and tasseled cap worn by an off-duty Brit officer in the early 19th c. ordinary clothes, esp. when worn by one who normally wears, or has long worn, a military or other uniform
Origin of muftiAr, one who gives a decisive response from ?ft?, to judge
A Muslim scholar who interprets the shari'a.
Origin of muftiArabic muftī one who gives legal opinions active participle of 'aftā to decide by legal opinion ptw
Civilian dress, especially when worn by one who normally wears a uniform.
Origin of muftiProbably from mufti 1
(countable and uncountable, plural muftis)
From Arabic Ø§Ù„Ù…ÙØªÙŠ (al-mÃºftÄ«"‰) (definite form).