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1. Nautical Having a trim, streamlined appearance: "We were schooner-rigged and rakish, with a long and lissome hull" (John Masefield).
2. Dashingly or sportingly stylish; jaunty.
[Probably from rake (from the raking masts of pirate ships).]
Of the character of a rake; dissolute.
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1. dissolute; profligate
2. dashing; jaunty: rakish charm; a hat set at a rakish angle.
[C18: from rake2 + -ish]
(Nautical Terms) nautical (of a ship or boat) having lines suggestive of speed
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. smart; jaunty; dashing: a rakish hat.
2. (of a vessel) having an appearance suggesting speed.
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|Adj.||1.||rakish - marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners; "a dapper young man"; "a jaunty red hat"|
|2.||rakish - marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness; "a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors"- Crary Moore|
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"
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adjective dashing, smart, sporty, flashy, breezy, jaunty, dapper, natty (informal), debonair, snazzy (informal), raffish, devil-may-care rakish young gentlemen
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
rakish[ˈreɪkɪʃ] adj [smile, appearance] → canaille
to wear one's hat at a rakish angle → porter son chapeau incliné pour se donner un air canaille
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj person, appearance → flott, verwegen; life → verwegen, flott, ausschweifend; to wear one’s hat at a rakish angle → den Hut verwegen aufgesetzt haben
adj (Naut) → schnittig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
a. (person) → libertino/a, dissoluto/a
b. at a rakish angle (hat) → sulle ventitré
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995