- raffish: see raft
- raffish (adj.)
- "disreputable, vulgar," 1795, from raff "people," usually of a lower sort (1670s), probably from rif and raf (mid-14c.) "everyone," from Middle English raf, raffe "one and all, everybody" (see riffraff). Related: Raffishly; raffishness.
- 1. He was handsome in a raffish kind of way.
- 2. The theatre's raffish auditorium recalls an earlier era.
- 3. He was drinking cheap champagne with a raffish air.
- 4. Why let all the people dream of having such a don't catch mice, raffish cat?
- 为什么让各国人民都梦想拥有那样一只不抓老鼠, 不务正业的猫?
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