1. Arabic term meaning "infidel.' See kafir, kaafir. Plural kufaar, kaafirun.

2. Borrowed into Afrikaans and S. African English as insulting term for an African.
Under apartheid, the "kaffirs" had to live in locations.
by octopod July 11, 2004
A word that is used by south africans in describing black people, its is derogatory and is usually expressed while feeling very frustrated and angry at a black persons incompitance
that kaffir broke the iron again
by Crabstick August 24, 2005
A truthful and flattering term for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.
Robert Mugabe sure is one ugly Kaffir!
by mccoomba April 11, 2008
Normally directed at black south africans, it can also be used to address blacks all over the world.
Danny Glover was called a kaffir several times in Lethal Weapon Two and on one occasion was instructed not to be a 'smart' kaffir. (See: Oxymoron)
by Nkosi Philemon October 02, 2006
The Afrikanns (South African) equivalent of nigger.
Zulu: Yo, howzit my kaffir
Xhosa: It's good, kaffir, it's good
Venda: YO my kaffir heffers
Boer: You, my kaffir brus, howzit?
*The natives eye him menacingly*
Boer: Hehe...
*They all kick his ass with spears*
by Steagles February 12, 2006
A racist Afrikaans term for black people. The South African word for nigger. Used mostly by the country's right-wing white population. Made especially popular by the Mel Gibson classic, Lethal Weapon 2.
"They've been dekaffirnated"

- Danny Glover
by Ronald Pennywise June 23, 2013
A term used to describe an uncultured person with no religious believes of any kind. Often used as a derogatory term to describe African People. Used during a age when Suid Afrika was at war with Namibia to intimidate black people.
Those people protesting for free electricity are kaffir`s.
The lady in front of us that stinks is a kaffir.
Look at that taxi full of kaffir`s
by Wittes23 April 13, 2011

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