Associations to the word «Afghan»


AFGHAN, noun. A person from Afghanistan or of Afghan descent.
AFGHAN, noun. A person of Pashtun ethnicity or of Pashtun descent.
AFGHAN, noun. A breed of dogs, the Afghan hound.
AFGHAN, proper noun. Pashto, a language primarily spoken by Pashtun people in Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan.
AFGHAN, proper noun. (UK) (military slang) Short for Afghanistan.
AFGHAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Afghanistan.
AFGHAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to the Pashtun ethnic community.
AFGHAN, noun. A blanket or throw, usually crocheted or knitted.
AFGHAN, noun. (AU) (NZ) A type of iced chocolate biscuit, sometimes containing cornflakes and topped with a walnut, popular in Australia and New Zealand.
AFGHAN HOUND, noun. Alternative spelling of Afghan Hound
AFGHAN HOUND, noun. A sighthound bred in Afghanistan to hunt hare and gazelle.
AFGHAN HOUNDS, noun. Plural of Afghan hound
AFGHAN HOUNDS, noun. Plural of Afghan Hound
AFGHAN SIGN LANGUAGE, proper noun. A sign language of Afghanistan.

Dictionary definition

AFGHAN, noun. A blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl.
AFGHAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of Afghanistan.
AFGHAN, noun. An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan.
AFGHAN, noun. A coat made of sheepskin.
AFGHAN, noun. Tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East.
AFGHAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people.

Wise words

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