Definition of niqab in English:

niqab

Syllabification: ni·qab
Pronunciation: /niˈkäb
 
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noun

  • A veil worn by some Muslim women in public, covering all of the face apart from the eyes.
    More example sentences
    • The rights group also claimed that, ‘Islamist students at national universities often harass liberal female classmates for not wearing the niqab, a full veil,’ and that ‘non-Muslims are also victims of this discrimination.’
    • No one is discussing the spread of the niqab (face veil) and its symbolism.
    • Soon, Azza went further and put on the niqab, the veil that covers a woman's face below the eyes.

Origin

Arabic niqāb.

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