Definitions for rakishˈreɪ kɪʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
smart; jaunty; dashing:
a rakish hat.
(of a vessel) having an appearance suggesting speed.
Origin of rakish:
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
Stylish; characterized by a devil-may-care unconventionality.
... the Dennis Quaid, a Houston native who is moving to Texas in a couple of years and wants it to become "the new Hollywood."
dissolute; lewd; debauched
having a saucy appearance indicative of speed and dash