Chiefly Austral., Slang a hoodlum or rowdy, esp. a young one
Origin of larrikinultimately ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps lark
A person given to comical or outlandish behavior.
Origin of larrikinOrigin unknown.
(comparative more larrikin, superlative most larrikin)
- (Australia, slang) Exhibiting the characteristics or behaviour of a larrikin; playfully rebellious against and contemptuous of authority and convention.