rafferty

[ raf-er-tee ]
/ ˈræf ər ti /
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adjective British, Australian.

confused; disorganized.

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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