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I like to decide the night before Thanksgiving that I'm gonna do it, and I'll see what riff raff is around. Then I get that last-minute surge of energy. But if I had two weeks to plan, sometimes I wish I wasn't doing it. But very seldom does that happen.
Amy Sedaris

Meaning of "raff" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RAFF

Perhaps from Old French rafle a snatching up; compare raffle, riffraff.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RAFF

raff  [ræf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RAFF

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Raff is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RAFF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of raff in the English dictionary

The definition of raff in the dictionary is rubbish; refuse. Other definition of raff is rabble or riffraff.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RAFF

rafale
Rafferty rules
Rafferty´s rules
raffia
raffia palm
raffinate
raffinose
raffish
raffishly
raffishness
raffle
raffle ticket
raffler
Raffles
rafflesia
Rafia
Rafsanjani
raft
rafter
rafting

WORDS THAT END LIKE RAFF

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chaff
Chief of Staff
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flagstaff
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half-staff
hotel staff
level staff
member of staff
naff
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Synonyms and antonyms of raff in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «raff» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RAFF

Find out the translation of raff to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of raff from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «raff» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

RAFF
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

raff
570 millions of speakers

English

raff
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बदचलन
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

راف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Рэфф
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Raff
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিন্দিতচরিত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

raff
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Raff
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

raff
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ごみ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하층
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Raff
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Raff
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கும்பல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिंधी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

raff
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

raff
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Raff
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Рефф
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Raff
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

raff
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Raff
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

raff
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

raff
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of raff

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RAFF»

The term «raff» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.712 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RAFF» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about raff

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QUOTES WITH «RAFF»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word raff.
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Amy Sedaris
I like to decide the night before Thanksgiving that I'm gonna do it, and I'll see what riff raff is around. Then I get that last-minute surge of energy. But if I had two weeks to plan, sometimes I wish I wasn't doing it. But very seldom does that happen.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RAFF»

Discover the use of raff in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to raff and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Riff Raff
A brave, wise and deeply moving play delineating the confrontation between culture, and power, between art and politics, between irresponsible freedom and responsible compromise.
Laurence Fishburne, Larry Fishburne, 1997
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Medical Physiology: A Systems Approach: A Systems Approach
The book reflects medical education’s increased emphasis on providing students with more clinically oriented content during their first two years of medical school and the importance of the essential concepts of pathophysiology.
Hershel Raff, Michael Levitzky, 2011
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Ornamental Grasses for Western Gardens
Master Gardener, Marilyn Raff, shows how ornamental grasses, with their repetitive lines, colors, textures, height, and movement, add beauty and function in any setting.
Marilyn Raff, 2005
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A Catalogue of the Music of Joachim Raff
WoO.12B: Fantasy on the song Dir zum angedenken Helene Raff notes that this piano work was unfinished when Raff was in Hamburg. It is clearly contemporaneous with WoO.12A and so was probably completed when that work was, ...
Mark Thomas, 2011
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Jung and the Alchemical Imagination
This book is also unique in selecting alchemical texts for analysis that are relatively unknown and which, for the most part, have never been interpreted. In addition, he presents two new concepts--the ally and the psychoid realm.
Jeffrey Raff, 2000
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Kisses from a Distance: An Immigrant Family Experience
This book chronicles a Lebanese immigrant experience -- based on a cache of more than 200 letters discovered after the death of the author's mother.
Raff Ellis, 2007
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Raff Hall
RAFF. HALL. CHAPTER I. I know but little that occurred between fee events and the morning of the third day after them. The ball had entered my right side, and had given the young surgeon patronized by Mr. Sharpe, such an excellent ...
Robert Sulivan, 1838
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Radio Riff-Raff
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Chris Culshaw, 2002
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The Shape of Life: Genes, Development, and the Evolution of ...
In The Shape of Life, Raff analyzes the rise of this new experimental discipline and lays out new research questions, hypotheses, and approaches to guide its development.
Rudolf A. Raff, 1996
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Physiology Secrets
8. ENDOCRINE. PHYSIOLOGY. Hershel. Raff,. Ph.D. PRINCIPLES OF ENDOCRINOLOGY 1. What is a hormone? An endocrine hormone is classically considered a substance produced in small amounts, released into the blood where it is ...
Hershel Raff, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RAFF»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term raff is used in the context of the following news items.
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Diplo, CL, RiFF RAFF, and OG Maco Premiere Insane Posse Cut …
CL, Diplo, RiFF RAFF, and OG Maco unite on “Doctor Pepper,” a new collaborative single that's also a taste of what's to come from CL, the K-Pop star who's ... «The FADER, May 15»
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Riff Raff -- Bodyguard Annihilates Touchy-Feely Fan (VIDEO)
With a devastating hit that would make J.J. Watt jealous, one of Riff Raff's bodyguards absolutely destroyed a fan who made the mistake of jumping onstage and ... «TMZ.com, Mar 15»
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'Dig's' Tim Kring and Gideon Raff on the "Long, Crazy, Gratifying …
Series creators Tim Kring (Heroes) and Gideon Raff (Homeland) spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the challenges — and joys — of making the‎ ... «Hollywood Reporter, Mar 15»
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Riff Raff Gains 55 Pounds Of Muscle And Is Completely …
Riff Raff (aka Jody Highroller, aka the rapper who believes James Franco based his "Spring Breakers" character on him) is almost completely unrecognizable ... «Huffington Post, Jan 15»
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Houston rapper Riff Raff will take your child to prom... for a price
... entertainment/celebrities/article/Houston-rapper-Riff-Raff-will-take-your-child-to-6012148.php. Houston rapper Riff Raff will take your child to prom... for a price. «Chron.com, Jan 15»
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Riff Raff's Next Career Move Involves Hulk Hogan And The WWE
Pretty much no one will be surprised that internet wunderkind Riff Raff wants to learn how to wrestle professionally. And it's somehow even less surprising that ... «MTV.com, Dec 14»
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The Political Folk Song Of The Year
When Alynda Lee Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff wrote the song "The Body Electric," she knew it would make its way into the world, and hoped its effects ... «NPR, Dec 14»
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​RiFF RAFF will not fail
After three years of hype, enigmatic white-suburban rapper RiFF RAFF finally released his first proper LP in June. Titled NEON iCON, RiFF RAFF's debut failed ... «Death and Taxes, Aug 14»
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Katy Perry & Riff Raff's Maybe-Relationship Is in Question Because …
Whoa, whoa, whoa, what's going on here? It was just this past Sunday that Katy Perry appeared to be dating Riff Raff when they attended the VMAs together, ... «Bustle, Aug 14»
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Katy Perry's VMAs Date Gets Super Handsy With Her Booty & It Didn …
The Dark Horse singer rocked the iconic denim look with her date of the night, rapper RiFF RAFF and they looked like they were having a grand 'ole time until ... «PerezHilton.com, Aug 14»

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