Definitions for rakishˈreɪ kɪʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rak•ishˈreɪ kɪʃ(adj.)

  1. smart; jaunty; dashing:

    a rakish hat.

  2. (of a vessel) having an appearance suggesting speed.

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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. rakish(Adjective)

    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."

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rakish(adj)

    dissolute; lewd; debauched

  2. Rakish(adj)

    having a saucy appearance indicative of speed and dash

Anagrams of rakish

  1. Harkis, Kishar, rakhis, shikar, shikra

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