raffish

[ raf-ish ]SEE DEFINITION OF raffish

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RAFFISH

Raffish and flamboyant, he lounged forward to the window of the carriage.

Raffish party too, spy and conspirator persuasion, that sort of thing.

And oh the raffish counts and more than doubtful countesses, the noodles and the blacklegs, the good society!

And there are screeching Cockney women, raw and raffish, brutalized children, and men who would survive in the fiercest jungle.

You see, he is himself pater familias, with no Bohemian trait or raffish turn.

But she had an untidy, touzled, raffish appearance, due to I knew not what investiture of disrepute.

The raffish mongrel was apparently endeavouring to fletcherize a complete stranger of the Sealyham family.

The raffish young gentleman in gloves must measure his scholarship with the plain, clownish laddie from the parish school.

If they could do that, need they ever have shot that raffish old lord—I beg pardon, my dear—your highly respected grandfather?

But the muslin curtains, tied back with raffish pink bows, had really worried her most of all.

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