Meaning of “riff-raff” in the English Dictionary

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"riff-raff" in British English

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riff-raffnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈrɪf.ræf/ us /ˈrɪf.ræf/ disapproving

people with a bad reputation or of a low social class:

She says that charging high prices will keep the riff-raff out.

(Definition of “riff-raff” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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