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1South African offensive An insulting term for a black African.
2offensive An insulting term used by some Muslims for non-Muslims.
3historical A member of a people of the Hindu Kush mountains of NE Afghanistan, who did not convert to Islam until the 19th century.
Late 16th century (in Kaffir): from Arabic kāfir infidel, from kafara not believe.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.