Definition of Wahhabite in English:

Wahhabite

(also Wahabite)

noun & adjective

See Wahhabi

‘Muslims performing the hajj brought back Wahhabite ideas and literature, especially from India where successors of local Wahhabite leader Shah Waliullah were very active.’
  • ‘The Saudis distributed millions of copies of the Koran free, along with Wahhabite texts.’
  • ‘In the next segment we shall look at the rise of Wahhabite power and the principles that informed that movement.’
  • ‘It is estimated that over the years the number of Wahhabites in Daghestan ranged from 4,000 to 10,000.’