HyperDic: rakishness

English > 2 senses of the word rakishness:
NOUNattributerakishnessthe quality of a rake
attributerakishness, jauntiness, nattiness, dappernessstylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance
English > rakishness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of a rake.
Broaderdissoluteness, incontinence, self-gratificationindiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures
Adjectivesrakishmarked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
English > rakishness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningstylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance.
Synonymsjauntiness, nattiness, dapperness
Broaderchic, chicness, chichi, modishness, smartness, stylishness, swank, last wordelegance by virtue of being fashionable
Spanishánimo, brío, gala, galanura, garbo, gracia
Catalangalanesa, galania, galanor, gràcia
Adjectivesrakishmarked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners

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