Also called Sunnite. a member of one of the two great religious divisions of Islam, regarding the first four caliphs as legitimate successors of Muhammad and stressing the importance of Sunna as a basis for law.
(used with a plural verb) the Sunni Muslims.
one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam (the other being the Shiah), consisting of those who acknowledge the authority of the Sunna
(pl) -nis, -ni another term for Sunnite
adjective, sunnier, sunniest. 1. abounding in sunshine: a sunny day. 2. exposed to, lighted, or warmed by the direct rays of the sun: a sunny room. 3. pertaining to or proceeding from the sun; solar. 4. resembling the sun. 5. cheery, cheerful, or joyous: a sunny disposition. adjective -nier, -niest 1. full of or exposed […]
plural noun 1. (informal) a pair of sunglasses
noun 1. (often initial capital letter) the star that is the central body of the solar system, around which the planets revolve and from which they receive light and heat: its mean distance from the earth is about 93 million miles (150 million km), its diameter about 864,000 miles (1.4 million km), and its mass […]
noun 1. Sunni (def 1). noun 1. (Islam) an adherent of the Sunni