Rakehell definition

rākhĕl
An immoral or dissolute man.
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A dissolute, debauched man; rake.
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Immoral; dissolute.
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(now archaic) Immoral; dissolute. [from 16th c.]
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(now archaic) A lewd or wanton person; a debauchee; a rake. [from 16th c.]
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
rakehell
Plural:
rakehells

Origin of rakehell

  • Possibly by folk etymology from obsolete rackle headstrong from Middle English rakel perhaps from raken to go

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From rake hell.

    From Wiktionary