Afghan (noun)

  1. A native or inhabitant of Afghanistan.
  2. A type of knit or crocheted blanket or shawl, typically made with colorful yarn, used especially for warmth.
  3. A breed of dog with a thick coat of fur, often used as a hunting or watchdog breed.


Late 18th century: from afghan, the english name for the people of afghanistan.


  1. She is an Afghan who emigrated to the United States as a child.
  2. The old lady was wrapped in an afghan, watching TV.
  3. My favorite breed of dog is the Afghan Hound.
  4. Afghans make great watchdogs due to their protective nature.
  5. The brightly colored afghans at the store caught my eye.
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