Top definition
Un-savory people in our society. People you do not want to be associated with.
Ex. If this was America it would be a gated community in order to keep all the riff-raff out.

Ex. Look at all the riff-raff over there.
by Jay_in_Ottawa July 04, 2006
Get the mug
Get a Riff-Raff mug for your cat Helena.
Unworthy plebeians who lack the elegance and civility to mingle in high society.
Refined gentlemen sit above the juvenile tomfoolery of the riff-raff.
by dtk™ October 29, 2008
Get the mug
Get a riff-raff mug for your sister Sarah.
A male or female who has no motivation whatsoever. They do not work, mooch off of people and are totally content in doing so. They would much rather just hang out all day long, and are content with how things are and don't ever plan on making things better, even if it can help them in relationships.
When deciding whether or not to get a job,Jake,the riff raff decided he would much rather just hang out and do nothing for the day.
by Good Golly May 22, 2009
Get the mug
Get a Riff Raff mug for your bunkmate Manafort.
A negative term for people that lack social grace, education or that have minority status.
The new housing that's going up is driving out the riff raff.

I enjoy the Midwest because of it's low amount of riff raff.
by Barrando October 10, 2011
Get the mug
Get a riff raff mug for your bunkmate José.
"Faithful Handyman"

Enjoys walks around the castle, harassing creations with fire, The Time Warp, and incest
Janet: You killed them!
Magenta: But I thought you liked them. They liked you.
by Mistress Columbia July 21, 2003
Get the mug
Get a riff-raff mug for your guy Yasemin.