Larrikin

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Larrikin lar′i-kin (Australian) rowdy, disorderly
    • n Larrikin a rough or rowdy
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Usage

In literature:

He ran amongst the Larrikins, scattered them, rescued the dog, and stood at bay.
"The Wrecker" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
There's something of the larrikin about us.
"On the Track" by Henry Lawson
The rest were crawlers, mostly pub spielers and bush larrikins, and the women were hags and larrikinesses.
"Over the Sliprails" by Henry Lawson
The rest were detectives, old ladies, mob, and a wealthy young Colonial larrikin.
"Adventures among Books" by Andrew Lang
Struck by her skill in dancing, he courted her in the larrikin fashion.
"Jonah" by Louis Stone
Some place where the larrikins go.
"An Outback Marriage" by Andrew Barton Paterson
The larrikin turned away, and beckoned his comrades to follow him.
"While the Billy Boils" by Henry Lawson
Much sympathy is expressed with LARRIKIN, who is quite a young man.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., November 29, 1890" by Various
The votes of these very larrikins turn the scale at elections.
"Town Life in Australia" by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
As for you, Larrikins, I have warned you before, and you had better keep your weather eye open, my joker!
"Young Tom Bowling" by J.C. Hutcheson
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In news:

Ed Larrikin takes the stage with new project The Pan I Am.
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