Definition of Kismet

1. Noun. (Islam) the will of Allah.

Exact synonyms: Kismat
Category relationships: Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism
Generic synonyms: Destiny, Fate



Definition of Kismet

1. n. Destiny; fate.

Definition of Kismet

1. Noun. Fate; a predetermined or unavoidable destiny. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kismet

1. destiny [n -S] : KISMETIC [adj] - See also: destiny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kismet

kirumbo
kis
kisan
kisans
kish
kishes
kishka
kishkas
kishke
kishkes
kisir
kismat
kismats
kismet (current term)
kismetic
kismets
kiss'd
kiss-and-tell
kiss-curl
kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate
kiss-off
kiss-offs
kiss-up
kiss-ups
kiss and make up

Literary usage of Kismet

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1. The Spell of Spain by Keith Clark (1914)
"kismet is still kismet — as it was in the far-away days when we all read the Arabian Nights, expurgated. kismet! That was it. ..."

2. For Our Boys: A Collection of Original Literary Offerings by Popular Writers by Ambrose P. Dietz, A.L. Bancroft & Company (1879)
"kismet. BY THOMAS J. VIVIAN. AN Arab sits at the door of his tent, Allah, ... And his eyes on the western skies are bent; kismet, kismet, such is fate! ..."

3. Journal by California Legislature (1886)
"kismet was favored by pool-buyers, the before the start being $80 on him to $50 on Spry, ... After the second heat Apex brought $90, kismet $75 $10. ..."

4. The Diplomatic Relations of England with the Quadruple Alliance, 1815-1830 by Louis Calvert, Myrna M. Boyce, Paul Padgette (1918)
"CHAPTER XII THE " TONE " OF A PERFORMANCE Where the Real Charm of a Charming Play Lies—The Eleventh-hour Rescue of kismet—Keeping One's Comedy in ..."

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