Meaning of Eid in English:


Pronunciation /iːd/


(also Id)
  • A Muslim festival, in particular Eid al-Fitr or Eid al-Adha.

    ‘He used to walk upto the place of Eid prayer.’
    • ‘Hye told me the only time he saw Jinnah praying was during the Eid congregations.’
    • ‘The second obligation on ' Eid day is to perform the ' Eid prayer.’
    • ‘Eid is celebrated on the first day of the tenth month on the Islamic calendar.’


From Arabic ‘īd ‘feast’, from Aramaic.