Meaning of Wahhabist in English:

Wahhabist

(also Wahabist)

noun

See Wahhabi

‘It's a broad question especially considering that Islamic belief is hardly monolithic (despite the efforts of the Wahhabists to ‘purify’ it).’
  • ‘A couple of weeks ago, I briefly quoted Lord Byron's thoughts on the fact that the Wahhabists had taken over the holy sites of Islam, from the poem Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, published in 1812.’