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rake·hell

 (rāk′hĕl′)
n.
An immoral or dissolute man.

[Possibly by folk etymology from obsolete rackle, headstrong, from Middle English rakel, perhaps from raken, to go.]

rakehell

(ˈreɪkˌhɛl)
n
a dissolute man; rake
adj
profligate; dissolute
[C16: from rake1 + hell; but compare Middle English rakel rash]

rake•hell

(ˈreɪkˌhɛl)

n.
1. a licentious or dissolute man; rake.
adj.
2. Also, rake′hell`y. dissolute; profligate.
[1540–50; alter. by folk etym. (see rake1, hell) of Middle English rakel (adj.) rash, rough, coarse, hasty]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rakehell - a dissolute man in fashionable societyrakehell - a dissolute man in fashionable society
debauchee, libertine, rounder - a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained