Kaffir definitions

kăf'ər
A Kafir.
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A Xhosa.
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Used especially in southern Africa as a disparaging term for a black person.
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A black African.
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A member of any of several Bantu-speaking peoples of S Africa.
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(South Africa, pejorative, offensive, ethnic slur) A black person.
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(South Africa) An offensive term for a black person.
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A non-believer.
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Origin of kaffir

Arabic kāfir infidel (applied to the non-Muslim peoples of southern Africa originally by Muslim merchants and slave-traders operating in the region before the arrival of Europeans) giaour