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Wafd

[ wahft ]

noun

  1. a nationalist party in Egypt.


Wafd

/ wɒft /

noun

  1. a nationalist Egyptian political party: founded in 1924 and dissolved in 1952


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Derived Forms

  • ˈWafdist, nounadjective

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Other Words From

  • Wafdist noun adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Wafd1

< Arabic: literally, deputation

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Wafd1

Arabic: deputation

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Example Sentences

We had the Wafd Party, which used to get about 90 percent of the votes; Egyptians were voting for liberal parties.

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