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Meaning of RIFFRAFF

Pronunciation:  'rif`raf

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  disparaging terms for the common people
 

RIFFRAFF is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: rabble, ragtag, ragtag and bobtail
 
 See Also: common people, folk, scum, trash

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Riff"raff`\, n. [OE. rif and raf every particle, OF.
rif et raf. CF. {Raff}, and 1st {Rifle}.]
Sweepings; refuse; the lowest order of society. --Beau. & Fl.

 

 

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