Definition of rakishness:
- fashion (part of speech: noun)
ostentation (part of speech: noun)
- pomp and circumstance,
She magnified the rakishness of the woman's hand on hip in view of the house, and she magnified the woman's insolence in bringing that man Morsfield- to share probably the hospitality of Steignton during the master's absence!- "Lord Ormont and his Aminta, v4", George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English.
- "A Little Florida Lady", Dorothy C. Paine.
He was a lean, elderly German, who no matter what the occasion or what the temperature wore a long, tight- buttoned frock- coat, a narrow black tie, and a little bluish- grey felt hat adorned with a partridge's feather which gave him an air of forlorn rakishness.- "The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne", William J. Locke.