Definition of Rakishness

1. Noun. The quality of a rake.

Generic synonyms: Dissoluteness, Incontinence, Self-gratification
Derivative terms: Rakish



2. Noun. Stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance.
Exact synonyms: Dapperness, Jauntiness, Nattiness
Generic synonyms: Chic, Chichi, Chicness, Last Word, Modishness, Smartness, Stylishness, Swank
Derivative terms: Dapper, Jaunty, Natty, Rakish

Definition of Rakishness

1. n. The quality or state of being rakish.

Definition of Rakishness

1. Noun. The property of being rakish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rakishness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rakishness

rakeshame
rakeshames
rakestale
rakestales
rakhi
rakhis
raki
rakia
rakias
rakija
raking
rakings
rakis
rakish
rakishly
rakishness (current term)
rakishnesses
rakshas
rakshasa
rakshasas
rakshases
rakshasi
rakshasis
raku
rakus
rakuware
rakyat
rakyats
ral
rale

Literary usage of Rakishness

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1. Rochester and Other Literary Rakes of the Court of Charles II.: With Some by Thomas Longueville (1903)
"Put into plain words, rakishness and literature were the fashion at the French court. In the contemptible endeavour to follow its fashions, ..."

2. Rochester and Other Literary Rakes of the Court of Charles II. by Thomas De Longueville (1902)
"Put into plain words, rakishness and literature were the fashion at the French court. In the contemptible endeavour to follow its fashions, ..."

3. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"Their especial interest in the public-house would seem to imply some latent rakishness in the canine character; for little was eaten there, and they, ..."

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