Origin of riffraff
Examples from the Web for riffraff
Unheard-of titles were then needed to catch the eye, ridiculous and ghastly frontispieces to tickle the fancy of the riffraff.The Printed Book|Henri Bouchot
The garrison was a riffraff of all the armies that had wasted Ireland, and they were fighting men fit for their work.Nuala O'Malley|H. Bedford-Jones
Here all the riffraff that had been unable to establish itself in better quarters had found some sort of a haven.Police Your Planet|Lester del Rey
If he was of the riffraff of the streets, as his companions were, he was somehow different.The Lost Prince|Frances Hodgson Burnett
But it is for the best though; if I do not trust to the riffraff of Ujiji, I must wait for other men at least ten months there.