raffish


raff·ish

adjective \ˈra-fish\

: not completely acceptable or respectable but interesting and attractive

Full Definition of RAFFISH

1
:  marked by or suggestive of flashy vulgarity or crudeness
2
:  marked by a careless unconventionality :  rakish
raff·ish·ly adverb
raff·ish·ness noun

Examples of RAFFISH

  1. <the dowager cringed at the thought of raffish tourists in rough boots tromping all over her Persian rugs>

First Known Use of RAFFISH

1796

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