Definition of fakir noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

fakir

 noun
(also faquir)noun
NAmE//fəˈkɪr//
 
, NAmE//ˈfeɪkər//
 
 
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a Muslim (or sometimes a Hindu) who lives a strict religious life without physical pleasures, and who survives by receiving food and money from other people
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fakir