Definition of raffiné in English:

raffiné

Pronunciation /ˈrafɪneɪ/

adjective

  • Of a person: refined in manners or judgement, cultured, cultivated; (of language, etc.) polished, elegant.

noun

  • A person refined in manners or judgement; (with the and plural agreement) refined people as a class; (with the) that which is refined.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From French raffiné (adjective) refined, cultured, cultivated, (noun) person refined in manners or judgement, uses as adjective and noun respectively of past participle of raffiner to refine.