Definition of Takfiri in US English:

Takfiri

noun

  • A Muslim who declares another Muslim to be apostate (i.e. not believing in the essential tenets of Islam) and therefore no longer a Muslim.

adjective

  • Denoting or relating to a Muslim who declares another Muslim to be apostate and therefore no longer a Muslim.

    ‘Takfiri groups’
    ‘the Takfiri doctrine’

Origin

Arabic takfīrī, from takfīr (see takfir).

Pronunciation

Takfiri

/täkˈfirē//tɑkˈfɪri/