noun. (Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran.
- way of life
- حديث (Arabic)
- حدث (Arabic)
noun. (Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions.
Example sentences of the word hadith
1. Noun, singular or mass
One hadith tells the story of how a crowd of listeners around the Prophet Muhammad failed to make room for an elderly man to get closer.