riffraff


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riffraff

Undesirable, disreputable, or vulgar people, often used in a condescending manner. I wouldn't be seen in a place like that, there's a lot of riffraff that hang out around there.
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The riffraff marquee will be headlined by top DJ and producer Steve Lawler, who regularly plays all over the world.
And why do we let the riffraff in, giving them housing and money, when a lot of these young men are ne'er-do-wells like Karasniqi, who often resort to crime for their money and violence for their sex?
Hitchens rallied to the defense of October Surprise theory last week, saying that although Ari Ben-Menashe, Jamshid Hashemi and Richard Brenneke (whose bogus testimony he once extolled as the smoking gun in the conspiracy) were "habitually deceitful riffraff," they had all been right about some things, thus proving their credentials as sources to be believed at one level.
There have been midweek parties there until 6amand all sorts of riffraff there.
* TOP clubbing night riffraff returns tonight with a stellar line-up.
And yet I know my neglect has resulted in their hanging out with garage sale riffraff. Had the state intervened, Hemingway and others might have well been placed in foster care.
This is the kind of deep, popular trust that riffraff such as Roger Ailes and Lee Atwater will never understand and, more important, never be able to buy.
TOP clubbing night riffraff returns next week with a stellar line-up.
No wonder the Geordie attache for cultural affairs in the Midlands milked the applause from the riffraff in the Eric Hollies stand like a dairy maid, doffing his cap and waving to his adoring subjects when he returned to his patrol on the boundary between overs.
Why, wonder the more cynical among us, should we care about such "riffraff"?
Contrast this with the emerging "Reagan doctrine," under whose precepts any rabble or riffraff is good enough.
Monthly house music shindig Riffraff returns to the Arena in Middlesbrough tomorrow night.
Then get rid of the riffraff and give people a place to shop, said Rose Zehner, owner of Rose's Diner.
One should not have to mix with the riffraff. One might even be visible from the cheap seats.
EXCLUSIVE RAMBLINGS OF AN ARROGANT BULLY The only purpose of having wealth like mine is to separate oneself from riffraff I haven't physically had someone's b***ks cut off.