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A long-handled gardening tool that can also mean an immoral pleasure seeker.
Jeopardy
Mr. Trebek: This long-handled gardening tool can also mean an immoral pleasure seeker. Ken.
Ken Jennings: What's a hoe?
Mr. Trebek: No.
....
Other contestant: What's a rake?
Mr. Trebek: A rake is right.
додав iBAIT 09 Лютого 2009
A man who is morally loose, short for "rake-hell". It's an old slang, goes back to Elizabethan times or earlier I think.
There's a series of paintings called "the Rake's Progress", which shows a young man's descent into depravity.
"A new broom sweeps clean, but you can have more fun with an old rake." That one is from an "adult" fortune cookie.
додав Patti 10 Лютого 2004
Back in the day, rake used to mean pimp, player, womanizer, a Rick James sort of person. So it's funny now that we call these women hoes, because rakes and hoes go together in parties and in garden sheds...
Person One: (seeing a guy with a blonde woman) Didn't he just go out with a redhead yesterday?
Person Two: He's such a rake.
додав LiChi 19 Листопада 2006
verb: Baseball slang, an concise way of saying "hits extremely well."

noun: Slang for "a clutch or good piece of hitting"
Albert Pujols can friggin' rake, man.

Did you see Big Papi's rake to win the game in the bottom of the ninth?
додав Fran Lattanzio 09 Серпня 2006
In Casino Poker the (small usually) amount that the house takes from the pot.
The rake over at that place is $1 out of every $20 in the pot.
додав Kermit the Bear 28 Червня 2005
A punishment weapon used on small children
come on boy im gonna get the rake.
додав Squeky Clean 03 Лютого 2005
A suspension or structural design to lower one end of the vehicle in relation to the other end.

That's layman's terms for the angle the steering stem/column or fork makes from a vertical line 90 degrees from the ground.
Layman's terms use:
I like the rake that car has. The front is an inch lower then the rear. Perfect on that car.

An example of using the more technical definition of the term:
The rake on that frame is 30 degrees.
додав stealth17 09 Жовтня 2006
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