Definition of fedai in English:

fedai

noun

  • 1Originally: an Ismaili Muslim assassin. Later also: a dedicated killer in the same tradition. Now historical.

  • 2A member of the fedayeen. rare.

Origin

Early 18th century. From (i) Persian fidā'ī person who risks his life for a cause.

Pronunciation

fedai

/ˌfɛdʌɪˈiː/