[kahf-kuh-esk] /ˌkɑf kəˈɛsk/
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the literary work of Franz Kafka:
the Kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations.
marked by a senseless, disorienting, often menacing complexity:
1947, resembling situations from the writings of Franz Kafka (1883-1924), German-speaking Jewish novelist born in Prague, Austria-Hungary. The surname is Czech German, literally “jackdaw,” imitative.
[kaf-rey, kahf-] /ˈkæf reɪ, ˈkɑf-/ noun 1. . [kaf-rey, kahf-] /ˈkæf reɪ, ˈkɑf-/ noun 1. (Chephren) flourished late 26th century b.c, Egyptian king of the fourth dynasty (son of Cheops): builder of second pyramid at El Giza. /ˈkæfreɪ; ˈkɑːfreɪ/ noun 1. Greek name Chephren. king of Egypt (c. 2550 bc) of the 4th dynasty. He […]
[kaf-tan, -tuh n, kaf-tan] /ˈkæf tæn, -tən, kæfˈtæn/ noun 1. . /ˈkæftæn; -ˌtɑːn/ noun 1. a long coatlike garment, usually worn with a belt and made of rich fabric, worn in the East 2. an imitation of this, worn, esp by women, in the West, consisting of a loose dress with long wide sleeves
[kuh-foo-ey, kah-] /kəˈfu eɪ, kɑ-/ noun 1. a river in S central Africa, flowing SE along the Zaire-Zambia border and then SW and E through Zambia to the Zambezi River above Kariba Lake. About 600 miles (965 km) long.
noun disorder, commotion; also written curfuffle , kerfuffle , gefuffle See kerfuffle Word Origin Gaelic cur ‘twist, bend’ + fuffle n. variant of kerfuffle.