afghan (plural afghans)

  1. A blanket or throw, usually crocheted or knitted.
  2. (AU, NZ) A type of iced chocolate biscuit, sometimes containing cornflakes and topped with a walnut.

  • (British) IPA: /ˈæfˌɡæn/

afghan (plural afghans)

  1. A person from Afghanistan or of Afghan descent.
  2. A person of Pashtun ethnicity or of Pashtun descent.
  3. Synonym of Afghan Hound#English|Afghan Hound.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • German: Afghane
  • Russian: афга́нская борза́я
Proper noun
  1. Pashto, a language primarily spoken by Pashtun people in Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan.
  2. (UK, military slang) Clipping of Afghanistan#English|Afghanistan.
    He will be in Afghan for another six months.
Synonyms Translations Adjective

afghan (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Afghanistan.
  2. Of, from, or pertaining to the Pashtun ethnic community.

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