South African term that can be likened to 'Kitch' or 'common'.

Zef style has strong 1980s influences and is stereotypically associated South African caucasians of low-middle social-economic status. However, it not nesessarily a derogatory term.

"It's like wearing high heels with a tracksuit. Being truly zef takes guts."

"The ultimate South African style"
Fila takkies and chappies bubble gum...thats zef...Fokken lekker
by Ralb008 February 20, 2010
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The ultimate style.. it's a full flex, like a full flex. It's an African style. It's not something you can really explain.. It's something you experience; like a video game when you reach the next level, that's basically zef. Zef is the next level.
you can't mess with my new zef flow
by kootie katcher August 11, 2010
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It means your poor but fancy

Afrikaans word coined by ¥olandi &Ninja from Die Antwoord
I work at McDonald's but i wear Gucci clothes cause im Zef to death.
by Zefrat23 June 27, 2017
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Afrikaans slang for "redneck" as coined by Die Antwoord
Ninja: "Yo dis style ees Zef, man. It's hardcore takin over za interwebz with mah gangsta skeelz!"
by averygoodburger February 17, 2010
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Originated from the Afrikaanse langauge as a slang word, describing the status quo of a person/place. This is mostly used as an insult, degrading a status of a person/place.
The party you threw last weekend was really zef.

I met this person that was zef to the max.
The club in the bad part of town is a zef place.
by theBoer April 30, 2010
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See all that shredded cheese in the floor? A Zef must have come through here...
by Tbonephillips October 03, 2020
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A fez but you wear it with the tassel pointing downwards.
John: Is he wearing a fez why is the tassel pointing downwards
Wick: No he is wearing a Zef
by Dr. Rokit May 29, 2017
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