- 1.1 (casual, jaunty) she wore the hat at a rakish anglellevaba el sombrero ladeado con gracia or desenfado1.2 (dissolute)Example sentences
- Tall, with a slightly rakish appearance, as if he'd just flown in from Monte Carlo or Rio or the south of France, Mark Bradshaw turned heads everywhere he went.
- His face has a slightly rakish quality to it, his eyes gleaming with charm, and cunning.
- He arrives on the dot, his tall, dark-haired, slightly rakish figure hurrying up Petergate through the crowds.
de líneas aerodinámicasExample sentences
- Huge parking lots, which were fully packed throughout the day with scores of sleek bikes, elegant two-wheelers and rakish cars, stand forlorn and neglected with nothing but tyre tracks and fading oil leaks on the ground.
- At a glance the long-nosed, low-wing Aztec bore a very strong resemblance to Irv Dunn's departed Twin Bonanza, with the Aztec's more rakish vertical tail a distinguishing feature.
- Its rakish nose and large headlamps give it a sporty look, but the car seems to run out of styling ideas at the back end where the curved side screens give it a droopy appearance.
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