rakish


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  • adj

Synonyms for rakish

Synonyms for rakish

Synonyms for rakish

marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners

marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness

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It's not going to win any beauty contests but it does look rakish and modern in a way its predecessor didn't.
David Stonehouse excels as the rakish Mr Horner whose supposed eunuch situation leads to him being unwisely trusted by other men while he makes hay with their women wives or partners.
Raffish, rakish Cagliari, Sardinia's down-and-dirty port city, looks set to be catapulted onto the international trophy art museum circuit if Zaha Hadid's latest vision comes to pass.
He soon became known as "a rakish sex symbol who made women swoon.
Among a cast of gorgeous women--and let's not forget the fierce and iconic Pam Grier as Bette's older half-sister, Kit--the rakish "fuck 'em and leave 'em" hairdresser Shane McCutcheon, played by Moennig, proved to be the biggest dyke heartthrob of season 1.
Given his millinery background, it's easy to understand three-year-old Sir Reginald's penchant for fancy hats - even though his choice for the day was a trifle rakish.
Thanks to some rakish front Xenon lights, it might have had even better physical looks.
2 fans of Brazil's national sound climb aboard among bemused and besuited commuters, old samba hands in rakish Panama hats, and bohemian youngsters with drums, cavaquinhos and tambourines.
Maarten, it's a ten-minute flight with memorable views--the calm, turquoise sea, barren volcanic rocks jutting out of the water at rakish angles, ships cruising the Lesser Antilles.
Sets designed by Tony Fanning (for Eugene, Oregon) were brightly colored and at rakish angles, which proved playfully amusing.
The corrugated container in which we will ship multiple reams of Casablanca will have a white mottle on the outside with minimal graphics consisting of the word Casablanca in stencil-style at a rakish angle on all sides of the box.
Almost soap opera-like, The Prodigal Husband begins with Jake Madison, handsome, rakish, well-to-do, having just lost his baby daughter Tiffany in a car accident.
As formidable as her reputation, the Bismarck was the crowning glory of Hitler's Kriegsmarine, exuding grace and power with her clipper bow, rakish superstructure, speed and endurance.
One of Peslier's guests was his rakish manager 'Shippy' Ellis, who took to Deauville like a duck to water.
Besides turning the Serpentine's spaces into a kind of conceptual jigsaw puzzle, Wilson heightened the sense of internal/external displacement by tilting one of these workman's huts at a rakish angle to the ceiling, dangling another upside-down into a deep pit in the gallery floor, and allowing the third to burst cheekily through glazed French windows and portico into the park outside.