Question: Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal (the Antichrist) is mentioned in many Ahaadeeth, what is the meaning of Al-Maseeh-ul-Dajjaal (the Antichrist)? Does he exist now or not? Where does he live? What is meant by being one-eyed as the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) mentioned? Is he actually one-eyed or is it a metaphor? Please explain this matter to us, may Allaah reward you with Paradise!
Answer: The word Al-Dajjaal is derived from the Arabic verb “dajal” meaning “to lie” to demonstrate his lying as he will claim lordship which is one of the gravest lies… read more here.