Definitions for raffishˈræf ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruce(adj)

    marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners

    "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"

  2. devil-may-care, raffish, rakish(adj)

    marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness

    "a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore


  1. Raffish(a.)

    Mildly disreputable; disregarding conventional morality; charmingly dissolute or nonconformist.

  2. Raffish(a.)

    Dissolute; rakish.

  3. Raffish(a.)

    Vulgarly gaudy; cheap and tawdry; as, a tendency toward gaudy jewelry, bright colors and generally raffish dress.

  4. Raffish(a.)

    Appealing to or frequented by dissolute or disreputable people; as, a raffish night club.


  1. raffish(Adjective)

    Characterized by careless unconventionality; rakish.

  2. raffish(Adjective)

    Low-class; disreputable; vulgar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raffish(adj)

    resembling, or having the character of, raff, or a raff; worthless; low

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