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Definition of "rakes" [rakes]

  • Plural form of rake. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rake. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "rakes" in a sentence
  • "Before you could say King Kamehameha, the men returned disguised as two rakes from the Russian colony on Lahaina."
  • "In contrast, the long history of the use of rakes is yet to be investigated, but the word is likely an old innovation."
  • "Gentlemen wanted to become known as rakes because it gives them a slightly dangerous air, a bit of a reputation that makes all the ladies curious and even sends some swooning."