larrikin definition

  • noun:
    • Australian people given to comical or outlandish behavior.
    • A brash and impertinent, possibly violent, troublemaker, specifically a youth; a hooligan.
    • A high-spirited individual who playfully rebels against authority and standard norms.
    • A rowdy road loafer; a rowdyish or noisy ill-bred fellow; a hoodlum; -- variously applied, concerning a street blackguard, a street Arab, a youth given to horse-play, etc.
    • A rowdy; a rough; a blackguard; a “hoodlum.”
  • adjective:
    • displaying the characteristics or behaviour of a larrikin; playfully rebellious against and contemptuous of expert and convention.
  • others:
    • Rollicking; disorderly; rowdy.

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