What does raffish mean?

Definitions for raffish
ˈræf ɪʃraff·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruceadjective

    marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners

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

  2. devil-may-care, raffish, rakishadjective

    marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness

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


  1. Raffishadjective

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

  2. Raffishadjective

    Dissolute; rakish.

  3. Raffishadjective

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

  4. Raffishadjective

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


  1. raffishadjective

    Characterized by careless unconventionality; rakish.

  2. raffishadjective

    Low-class; disreputable; vulgar.


  1. raffish

    Raffish is an adjective used to describe someone or something that is unconventionally stylish or carefree, in a way that may be slightly disreputable. It's often associated with an air of carefree eccentricity, nonconformity, or even a rakish charm or confidence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raffishadjective

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raffish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raffish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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