(1) Parliamentary propagandists accordingly disseminated an image of the typical cavalier as a rakish individual consumed by the pursuit of illicit pleasure and personal gain, a man devoid of moral principles.(2) Tall, with a slightly rakish appearance, as if he'd just flown in from Monte Carlo or Rio or the south of France, Mark Bradshaw turned heads everywhere he went.(3) He's made it to the top of his profession on his own terms, armed with a sharp intellect, a rakish charm, keen wit and passionate belief in justice.(4) He leapt away before I could retort, blew me a kiss, and with a rakish smile, ran into his house.(5) Cory shook his head at her, his blond fringe falling over his dark eyes, giving him the rakish look.(6) Its rakish nose and large headlamps give it a sporty look, but the car seems to run out of styling ideas at the back end where the curved side screens give it a droopy appearance.(7) When Margaret's marriage to a rakish fashion photographer broke up, she took up with a cad who promptly published a kiss-and-tell book on their affair.(8) Then he smiled for the first time, giving his battered face a handsomely rakish air and shook his head.(9) His rakish good looks were captivating, though there was no warmth in his eyes.(10) With one or both side brims snapped up to the crown you get a rakish look which also stiffens the front brim against wind.(11) We were also greeted by a large man in rumpled chef's whites and a rakish black beret, a handkerchief knotted jauntily around his neck.(12) His face has a slightly rakish quality to it, his eyes gleaming with charm, and cunning.(13) The addition of a black leather flight jacket made him look like a particularly young and rakish test pilot.(14) But as times and tastes changed, it needed a catalyst to move beyond the shopworn stereotypes of LAPD cops as either by-the-book straight arrows or rakish , rule-breaking mavericks.(15) Maynard Dixon presented a slender, almost angular appearance with deep blue eyes, straight dark hair cascading toward one eye, a rakish mustache, slightly hooked nose, and long, facile hands.(16) In fact, on several occasions other characters draw attention to his obtuseness: fresh from the country, he is only imperfectly the rakish figure he imitates.