Definitions

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  • n. One who participates in a jihad; a mujahid.
  • adj. Pertaining to the Islamic fundamentalist doctrine of jihadism.

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  • n. a Muslim who is involved in a jihad

Etymologies

jihad +‎ -ist. Attested from the 1910s in the sense of "a mujahid". The adjectival sense of "pertaining to the jihadist movement" is from the 1960s.[2][3][4]. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • China says it found poison, explosives and what it calls jihadist propaganda.

    CNN Transcript Apr 10, 2008

  • Last May, Senator Joseph Lieberman's staff contacted Google and demanded that the company remove from YouTube dozens of what he described as jihadist videos.

    The Jawa Report

  • They’re too busy pretending that the Austin jihadist is a liberal …

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 19, 2010

  • Many of the longer-term jihadist fighters are loyal to groups with ties to al Qaeda, such as Jaish-e-Mohammed.

    Pakistani Peace Deal Gives New Clout to Taliban Rebels

  • So the lesson to the Jihadist or wanna-be jihadist is prior to performing a terrorist act make sure you have received mental health care within the past few years or more recently if possible and then after you get caught claim insanity get life in prison and while in prison "get better" and have your lawyer work with the states DOC and to get you out under "DOC Supervison" for "good behavior".

    Sound Politics: Maleng will not seek death penalty for Haq

  • Your report does deal with the sevenfold increase in deadly attacks that you call jihadist terrorism.

    CNN Transcript Feb 20, 2007

  • Muslims over the past decade have not done enough to denounce those who deformed their religion in the name of jihadist murder.

    NYT > Home Page

  • He allegedly planned to travel to North Waziristan, Pakistan, possibly die as a martyr and "marry with the girls in paradise," which is identified as jihadist rhetoric that refers to dying as a martyr while fighting jihad.

    FOXNews.com

  • Krauthammer -- needless to say and for reasons too obvious to require explanation -- wants to claim that the True Cause of Terrorism is "radical Islam" by itself, and thus accuses the administration of dishonesty because it "has banned from its official vocabulary the terms jihadist, Islamist and Islamic terrorism."

    News & Politics

  • Rudd or his office apparently insisted the word jihadist pepper the white paper.

    Winds Of Jihad By SheikYerMami

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