Kafka

[ kahf-kah, -kuh ]
/ ˈkɑf kɑ, -kə /
|

noun

Franz [frahnts] /frɑnts/, 1883–1924, Austrian novelist and short-story writer, born in Prague.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for kafka


British Dictionary definitions for kafka

Kafka

/ (ˈkæfkə, Czech ˈkafka) /

noun

Franz (frants). 1883–1924, Czech novelist writing in German. In his two main novels The Trial (1925) and The Castle (1926), published posthumously against his wishes, he portrays man's fear, isolation, and bewilderment in a nightmarish dehumanized world
Derived FormsKafkaesque (ˌkæfkəˈɛsk), adjective

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012