Definition of kif in English:


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Pronunciation: /kɪf
(also kef)


[mass noun]
  • A substance, especially cannabis, smoked to produce a drowsy state.
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    • And in recent times, the medical applications of this venerable herb known severally as grass, weed, pot, cannabis, dope, jay, skunk, kif, or ganja have been documented by reputable professionals.
    • In the Rif Mountains, large quantities of marijuana, called kif, are grown for profit.
    • Many Middle Eastern and Northern African cultures have used cannabis for sexual purposes in a potent form known as kif as recently as the early 20th Century.


South African informal Back to top  
  • Very good (used as a general term of approval): that T-shirt’s kif
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    • I’m 80% sure I’m going. Depends on the weather, but the band lineup looks kif!
    • Hey there!! Was really kif meeting you on Friday!!


early 19th century: from Arabic kayf 'enjoyment, well-being'.

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