Translation of rakish in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈreɪkɪʃ/


  • 1.1 (casual, jaunty) desenfadado she wore the hat at a rakish angle llevaba el sombrero ladeado con gracia or desenfado 1.2 (dissolute) libertino, tarambana
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    • 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.
    1.3 [ship/vessel] de líneas aerodinámicas
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    • 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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