Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An adherent of Islam; an Islamite.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an orthodox Muslim
  • n. a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies

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Examples

  • Therefore, anyone who doesn't think or act like the islamist is the enemy.

    Biga's Rants - A Townhall.com user blog

  • The islamist uses verbiage from the West to convince the West that the islamist is the victim.

    Biga's Rants - A Townhall.com user blog

  • So, unless you believe that Teveth is a revisionist and that the New York Times has gone "islamist", I'm afraid I'll have to disappoint you: Ben Gurion said exactly the words I quoted.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Your readiness to invoke "islamist" conspiracy in every trouble spot in the world is beginning to suggest a morbid paranoia on your part

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • In fact, I'm not sure that he's ever commented on a grammatical point before, or indeed on any other question of usage that doesn't involve the interpretation of a politically-charged word like "islamist" or "christianist", a term that Sullivan has done much to popularize....

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Until it undergoes a reformation, and I think it will, eventually, drag itself into the 21st Century, islam is identical to this new made-up, politically correct word, "islamist".

    Teacher Sacked for Saying "Most Suicide Bombers are Muslims"

  • Ali wrote: The term 'islamist' with has no real meaning whats ...

    The White Path

  • But by emphasizing on the fate of the terror suspects, instead of the necessity of efficient counterterrorism methods, liberals show us once again where their priorities are. the objective allies of our islamist enemies.

    Matthew Yglesias » Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism

  • The ties of I.H.H. — the Turkish charity that financially supported the flotilla – to hardline islamist groups, for example, were probably not known to former Ambassador Peck (who I saw interviewed on Fox).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Greenwald and Gaza

  • The Christian, Hindu, Sikh and Parsee communities have been second-class citizens since the death of Jinnah; and the situation is getting worse: acts of violence committed with impunity, rape and forced conversions of girls, false blasphemy accusations followed by lynchings, discrimination by the police and justice system, imposition of jizya (tax on non-muslims) by islamist organisations.

    Wonk Room » Moving Beyond A Transactional U.S.-Pakistan Partnership

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