rakish angle

Definition of rakish angle

  1. :  an attractive way that something is tipped to one side He wore his hat at a rakish angle.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a rake :  dissolute

  1. :  having a trim or streamlined appearance suggestive of speed

    :  dashingly or carelessly unconventional :  jaunty

  1. :  a corner whether constituting a projecting part or a partially enclosed space

    :  the figure formed by two lines extending from the same point

    :  dihedral angle

  1. :  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

  1. :  to fish with a hook

    :  to use artful means to attain an objective

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to criticize severely

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