rafferty

[raf-er-tee]
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adjective British, Australian.

confused; disorganized.

Nearby words

  1. raf,
  2. raff,
  3. raff, joseph joachim,
  4. raffe,
  5. raffee,
  6. rafferty rules,
  7. raffia,
  8. raffia palm,
  9. raffinate,
  10. raffinose

Origin of rafferty

1925–30; orig. in the phrase Rafferty('s) rules no rules at all; perhaps identical with British dialect raffatory, ref(f)atory, alterations of refractory

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