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Meaning of RAKISH

Pronunciation:  'reykish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness; "a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore
  2. [adj]  marked by smartness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"
 

RAKISH is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: dapper, dashing, devil-may-care, fashionable, jaunty, natty, raffish, smart, snappy, spiffy, spruce, stylish, unconventional
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rak"ish\, a.
    Dissolute; lewd; debauched.
    
          The arduous task of converting a rakish lover.
                                                   --Macaulay.
    
    
  2. \Rak"ish\, a. (Naut.)
    Having a saucy appearance indicative of speed and dash.
    --Ham. Nav. Encyc.
    
    
 

 

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