What does raffish mean?

Definitions for raffishˈræf ɪʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word raffish.

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(a.)

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

  2. Raffish(a.)

    Dissolute; rakish.

  3. Raffish(a.)

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

  4. Raffish(a.)

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


  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


  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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