rakishly
adverb Date: 1838 in a rakish manner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Rakishly — Rak ish*ly (r[=a]k [i^]sh*l[y^]), adv. In a rakish manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rakishly — rakish ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a dashing, jaunty, or slightly disreputable quality or appearance. 2) (of a boat or car) smart and streamlined. DERIVATIVES rakishly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • rakishly — adverb in a rakish manner (Freq. 1) she wore her hat rakishly at an angle • Syn: ↑raffishly, ↑carelessly • Derived from adjective: ↑raffish (for: ↑raffishly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rakishly — adverb In a rakish manner …   Wiktionary

  • rakishly — reɪkɪʃlɪ adv. dashingly, in a dapper manner, with a sporty appearance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rakishly — rak·ish·ly …   English syllables

  • rakishly — See: rakish …   English dictionary

  • carelessly — adverb 1. without care or concern (Freq. 1) carelessly raised the children s hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment • Syn: ↑heedlessly • Derived from adjective: ↑heedless (for: ↑heedlessly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • raffishly — adverb in a rakish manner she wore her hat rakishly at an angle • Syn: ↑rakishly, ↑carelessly • Derived from adjective: ↑raffish, ↑rakish (for: ↑rakishly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • rakish — [[t]re͟ɪkɪʃ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A rakish person or appearance is stylish in a confident, bold way. ...a soft brimmed hat which he wore at a rakish angle. ...rakish young gentlemen. Derived words: rakishly ADV GRADED ...a hat cocked… …   English dictionary

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