Definitions for raffishˈræf ɪʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
disreputable or nonconformist; rakish.
gaudily vulgar or cheap; tawdry.
Origin of raffish:
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"
devil-may-care, raffish, rakish(adj)
marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
"a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore
Characterized by careless unconventionality; rakish.
Low-class; disreputable; vulgar.
resembling, or having the character of, raff, or a raff; worthless; low