Definition of afghan


  • of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people. Synonyms: Afghan, Afghani, Afghanistani.


  • a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl.
  • a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan. Synonyms: Afghan, Afghanistani.
  • an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan. Synonyms: Afghan, Afghani, Pashto, Pashtu, Paxto.
  • a coat made of sheepskin. Synonyms: sheepskin coat.
  • tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East. Synonyms: Afghan, Afghan hound.

Words nearby afghan

afghani, aghan.

Rhymes with afghan

afghanistan, anchorman, assemblyman, batman, bedpan, bogeyman, bogeyman, businessman, businessman, caftan, cancan, caravan, caravan, caveman, clergyman, counterman, deadpan, doorman, ferdinand, fisherman.

Start with afghan

afghans, afghani, afghanis.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • afghan is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 13 points
  • afghan is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 13 points
  • afghan is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 14 points
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