adjective British, Australian.
Origin of rafferty
Examples from the Web for rafferty
Rafferty was a man of genius, who had started as a helper and odd job person, and had risen to the position of factotum.The Ghost Girl|H. De Vere Stacpoole
It wasn't more than a month later, by the way, that Rafferty himself was appointed a foreman in the firm of Sweeney Brothers.
It was nothing else than that I should go into partnership with him under the firm name of "Carleton and Rafferty."
The school didn't open for a week and during that time I saw something of Rafferty.
"Mebbe so," said Rafferty; and after that there was silence, while he sat puffing his pipe.King Coal|Upton Sinclair