kef | kif

This page is about the slang term kef | kif.

Meaning: plant material that's smoked or ingested for its mind-altering effects, such as cannabis, marijuana or hashish

For example:

  • While he was in Lebanon, Johanne smoked kef through a hookah with his Lebanese friends.

  • Our history professor said that kif has been smoked in India and the Middle East for thousands of years.

Origin: First appeared in the early 19th century, derived from the Arabic word "kayf" meaning "enjoyment" or "well-being".

Quick Quiz:

If someone says "You wanna buy some kef?", they're trying to sell

a. cheap alcohol

b. illegal drugs

c. local tobacco

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Contributor: Matt Errey