Definition of Islamicist in English:

Islamicist

noun

  • 1An expert or specialist in Islamic history, culture, etc.; = "Islamist".

  • 2An Islamic fundamentalist; = "Islamist".

adjective

  • 1Relating to or based on traditions of Islamic scholarship; of or relating to the study of Islamic history, culture, etc.

  • 2Of or relating to Islamic fundamentalism; = "Islamist".

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Carleton Coon (b. 1904). From Islamic + -ist.

Pronunciation

Islamicist

/ɪzˈlamɪsɪst/