Definition of raffishly in US English:



  • See raffish

    • ‘Chinghalle is larger than Campagna, more raffishly downmarket, and, in the end, not really Italian at all.’
    • ‘These things look great fun to fly - their pilots wave from open cockpits and wiggle their wings raffishly.’
    • ‘His hair was raffishly long, and a hunting knife hung by his side.’
    • ‘Since the couples include a pompous academic and his nervous wife, a raffishly experienced, working-class duo and two covert documentary film-makers, we assume that not all will go swingingly.’
    • ‘He lies in the bed, smiling raffishly, smoking a cigarette.’