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[mass noun] A substance, especially cannabis, smoked to produce a drowsy state.
- ‘In the Rif Mountains, large quantities of marijuana, called kif, are grown for profit.’
- ‘The buyer sampled the buds and sniffed at the kif.’
- ‘Many Middle Eastern and Northern African cultures have used cannabis for sexual purposes in a potent form known as kif as recently as the early 20th Century.’
- ‘You might also hear the names Aunt Mary, skunk, boom, gangster, kif or ganja.’
- ‘And in recent times, the medical applications of this venerable herb known severally as grass, weed, pot, cannabis, dope, jay, skunk, kif, or ganja have been documented by reputable professionals.’
Very good (used as a general term of approval)‘that T-shirt's kif’
excellent, wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, splendid, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, first-class, first-rate, outstandingView synonyms
- ‘Hey there!! Was really kif meeting you on Friday!!’
- ‘Im 80% sure Im going. Depends on the weather, but the band lineup looks kif!’
Early 19th century: from Arabic kayf enjoyment, well-being.
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