Recent Examples on the WebAustralians love a larrikin, a mischievous person with a good heart, said Frank Bongiorno, a historian at Australian National University in Canberra.
Washington Post, 23 July 2021 In Australia, Ned Kelly represents the classic, white, male, larrikin, masculine alpha.
Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, 23 Apr. 2020 Could their self-image as authority-averse larrikins be wide of the mark?
The Economist, 15 June 2019
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