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English definition of “riff-raff”

riff-raff

noun [plural]     /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.Class and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
(Definition of riff-raff noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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