HyperDic: raffish

English > 2 senses of the word raffish:
ADJECTIVEallraffish, dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, rakish, spiffy, snappy, sprucemarked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
allraffish, devil-may-care, rakishmarked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
raffish > pronunciation
Soundsrae'fihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > raffish: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners.
Synonymsdapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, rakish, spiffy, snappy, spruce
Broaderfashionable, stylishBeing or in accordance with current social fashions
Spanishelegante, gallardo, pulcro
Adverbsraffishlyin a rakish manner
English > raffish: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness.
Example"a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore
Synonymsdevil-may-care, rakish
Broaderunconventionalnot conventional or conformist
Spanishdesenfadado

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