riff-raff


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riff-raff

an impolite way of describing people from a low social class, especially people who behave badly We don't want drug addicts and other riff-raff living near us.
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Anne with her new book Don't Let The Riff-Raff In and her first book, left, Memoirs Of A Nazareth House Girl 070814BOOK_4 DOUG MOODY
riff-raff An MoD insider said: "The Royal Squadron offers a rock star level of luxury - no queues, excellent food and wine and no need to deal with riff-raff.
The EDL attracts riff-raff that glories in being noticed.
RIFF-RAFF" Erdogan has repeatedly dismissed the protesters as "capulcular", or riff-raff.
This week, the king opens up his private course to the European Tour riff-raff for the tournament named after his late father, Hassan II.
So if you're from the ruling class If you're some high patrician Don't think of us as riff-raff Without morals or ambition For one day soon this worm will turn Take warning from a prole Or we'll copy what the Frenchies did "Let the tumbills roll
Inferior, ill-bred, vulgar herd, unwashed, Ragtag and Bobtail, riff-raff and scum, dregs of society, cattle vermin, common sort, small fry, slum population trash, low life underlings, nobodies, serfs, slaves, guttersnipes.
to eradicate muggers, pimps and pushers and other riff-raff from the streets of New York.
He reported that Chris and his co-editors had organised a press launch of issue five of Viz, handing out invitations proclaiming: "No riff-raff ".
They were also told there will be valet parking, quality service, ambient surroundings and a strict door policy to keep out the riff-raff once the bar opens in the New Year.
What will become of aliens Riff-Raff (Gerald Walters) and Magenta (Michelle Sellers)?
The bag, designed by Anya Hindmarch, was seen on the arms of celebs three months ago, but none would be seen dead carrying one now the riff-raff have got their paws on them.
As for the nuclear club, I am all for keeping out the riff-raff
Although chances are slim the riff-raff down at their favorite pool hall will be impressed, serious students of differential geometry will find this one of the more accessible ways of describing the geodesic flow on manifold with boundary, and its relation to billiards in classical mechanics and geometrical optics.
Ashlee Simpson, strangely blond and schoolmarmish in headband and funereal black suit, depended on dad Joe and new boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama to keep away the riff-raff.