Definition of Hadith noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//hæˈdiːθ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//hæˈdiːθ//
    (pl. Hadith, Hadiths) (in Islam)
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  1. 1[singular] a text containing things said by Muhammad and descriptions of his daily life, used by Muslims as a spiritual guide
  2. 2[countable] one of the things said by Muhammad, recorded in this text
  3. Word Originfrom Arabic ḥadīt̲ ‘tradition’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Hadith