Find the word definition


Bassem is a common Arabic name meaning "one who smiles". A more accurate spelling in English would be "Basem" as there is no stress ( :ar:شدة ) on the "s" syllable in the Arabic original.

It may refer to:

  • Bassem Amin, Egyptian chess grandmaster
  • Bassem Ben Nasser, Tunisian footballer
  • Bassem Feghali, Lebanese comedian and drag queen
  • Bassem Hamad al-Dawiri, Iraqi sculptor and artist
  • Bassem Ouda, Egyptian politician
  • Bassem Youssef, high-ranking Arab-American agent employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Bassem Yakhour, Syrian actor, writer and director
  • Bassem Youssef, Egyptian political satirist