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riffraff

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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

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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

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The first known use of riffraff was in the 15th century

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“Riffraff.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/riffraff. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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