Definition of rakish adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    rakish

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈreɪkɪʃ//
     
     
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  1. 1 (of a man) acting like a rake (= in an immoral, etc. way) synonym dissolute He plays the movie's rakish hero.
  2. 2if you wear a hat at a rakish angle, it is not straight on your head and it makes you look relaxed and confident synonym jaunty
 
adverb He smiled rakishly.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rakish