Meaning of Jafaican in English:

Jafaican

Pronunciation /dʒəˈfeɪk(ə)n/

noun

(also Jafaikan)
informal
  • 1A non-Jamaican person who adopts or identifies with aspects of Jamaican culture, especially in a way regarded as contrived or inauthentic. Usually depreciative.

  • 2An informal name for: a variety of English originally and chiefly associated with young people in the multicultural neighbourhoods of inner-city London, partially influenced by Jamaican Creole.

    Sometimes used to imply affectation, though features commonly identified as Jafaican are often regarded by linguists as belonging to a broader Multicultural London English.

adjective

(also Jafaikan)
informal
  • That imitates or is influenced by Jamaican culture. Also: of or relating to a variety of English originally and chiefly associated with young people in the multicultural neighbourhoods of inner-city London, partially influenced by Jamaican Creole.

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in Usenet (newsgroups). Blend of Jamaican and fake.