Sunni definition by Webster's New World
Sunni definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors of Muhammad.
- pl. Sunni Sunni or Sun·nis A Muslim belonging to this branch; a Sunnite.
Origin: Arabic sunnī, adherent of the Sunna, from sunna, customary practice, tradition; see Sunna.
- Sunˈni adjective
Variant of Sunni