- a member of a people living chiefly in Kazakhstan and adjacent parts of China
- the Turkic language of this people
nounpl. Kazakhs, or Ka·zakh
Origin of KazakhRussian kazakh from Kazakh qazaq from Old Turkic qazğaq a profiteer from qazğanmaq to acquire from qazmaq to dig out
From Russian Каза́х (Kazáx).