Definition of "kaftan" [kaf•tan]

  • Variant of caftan. (noun)

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Use "kaftan" in a sentence
  • "Look, my honoured mother, if this kaftan is not a masterpiece."
  • "Later, she admitted she was "mortified" when Ramona told a top kaftan designer she didn't like kaftans and wanted to show a lot of cleavage."
  • "In fashion circles, it is usually accepted that women the shape and size of Elizabeth Taylor are not merely poor role models who should never be allowed outside a kaftan, but actively dangerous to thin people's health."