Definition of rakish angle
- He wore his hat at a rakish angle.
: of, relating to, or characteristic of a rake : dissolute
: having a trim or streamlined appearance suggestive of speed
: dashingly or carelessly unconventional : jaunty
: a corner whether constituting a projecting part or a partially enclosed space
: the figure formed by two lines extending from the same point
: a measure of an angle or of the amount of turning necessary to bring one line or plane into coincidence with or parallel to another
: to turn or proceed at an angle
: to turn, move, or direct at an angle
: to present (something, such as a news story) from a particular or prejudiced point of view : slant
: to fish with a hook
: to use artful means to attain an objective
: a member of a Germanic people that invaded England along with the Saxons and Jutes in the fifth century a.d. and merged with them to form the Anglo-Saxon peoples
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