definition of jihadist
someone who is engaged in jihad (=a holy war or fight that Muslims take part in to defend Islam)
He described the Caliphate as “the dream in all the Muslims’ hearts” and “the hope of all jihadists”.
used as a modifier
Nearly 13 years on from the devastating 9/11 attacks by al-Qaeda, the group, its affiliates and other jihadist groups are still in business.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/06/2014 12:37:00