Definition of Rafferty's rules in English:

Rafferty's rules

Line breaks: Raf|fer¦ty's rules
Pronunciation: /ˈrafətɪz/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Australian/NZ informal
No rules at all: the campaign was fought according to Rafferty’s rules

Origin

1920s: Rafferty, probably an English dialect alteration of refractory.

Definition of Rafferty's rules in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

More on Rafferty's rules

Nearby words

Word of the day ween
Pronunciation: wēn
verb
be of the opinion; think or suppose