larrikin

noun
lar·​ri·​kin | \ ˈler-i-kən How to pronounce larrikin (audio) , ˈla-ri-\

Definition of larrikin

chiefly Australia

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larrikin adjective

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Could their self-image as authority-averse larrikins be wide of the mark? The Economist, "Australia’s surprising disregard for free speech," 15 June 2019

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First Known Use of larrikin

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for larrikin

origin unknown

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Dictionary Entries near larrikin

larree

Larridae

larrigan

larrikin

larrikinism

larrup

larry

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