Sikh definition by Webster's New World
a member of a religion founded by the guru Nanak about 1500 in N India and based on monotheism and the rejection of the caste system and of idolatry
Origin: Hindi, a disciple
of or relating to Sikhs or Sikhism
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- Sikhism noun
Sikh definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An adherent of Sikhism.adjective
Of or relating to the Sikhs or to Sikhism.
Origin: Hindi, from Sanskrit śiṣyaḥ, disciple, from śikṣati, he wishes to learn, desiderative of śaknoti, is able.