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fakir

noun

1 fakir

A Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man.

synonyms: fakeer, faqir, faquir.

Roget 996: clergy, clericals, ministry, priesthood, presbytery, the cloth, the desk.    clergyman, divine, ecclesiastic, churchman, priest, presbyter, hierophant, ... show more

Roget 804: poverty, indigence, penury, pauperism, destitution, want; need, neediness; lack, necessity, privation, distress, difficulties, ... show more

Dutch: fakier, fakir


Moby thesaurus: Albigensian, Catharist, Franciscan, Sabbatarian, Trappist, Waldensian, abdal, abstainer, anchorite, ascetic, bhikshu, dervish, flagellant, hajji, hermit, imam, mendicant, muezzin, mufti, mullah ... show more.

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