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riffraff

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of riffraff

  1. 1 discarded or useless material the sight of piles and piles of riffraff at the town dump was a sobering reminder that we are indeed a society of consumers Synonyms of riffraff chaff, deadwood, debris, dreck (also drek), dross, dust, effluvium (also effluvia), junk, litter, offal, offscouring, raffle, refuse, garbage, rubbish, scrap, spilth, trash, truck, wasteWords Related to riffraff crud, sewage, slop, swill, wash; detritus, remains, rubble, ruins; dump, scrap heap; lumber, odds and ends, trumpery; flotsam, jetsam, wreckage; castoff, cull, discard, hand-me-down, reject, throwaway; nothing, straw, two bitsNear Antonyms of riffraff catch, gem, goody (or goodie), jewel, pearl, plum, prize, treasure, treasure trove, trove, valuable; booty, find, salvage

  2. 2 people looked down upon as ignorant and of the lowest class local ordinances that are intended to keep the riffraff out of the town Synonyms of riffraff proletariat, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, rabble, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), trash, unwashedWords Related to riffraff dregs; commoners, commons, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, people, plebeians, populace, public, rank and file; bourgeoisie, middle class, working classNear Antonyms of riffraff elect, establishment; gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), nobility, peerageAntonyms of riffraff A-list, aristocracy, elite, gentry, quality, society, upper class, upper crust



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