Definitions for raffishˈræf ɪʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

raff•ishˈræf ɪʃ(adj.)

  1. disreputable or nonconformist; rakish.

  2. gaudily vulgar or cheap; tawdry.

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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(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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