Origin of larrikin
OTHER WORDS FROM larrikinlar·ri·kin·ism, noun
Words nearby larrikin
How to use larrikin in a sentence
The belligerent whine was enough to renew the identity of the mangy little larrikin whose couch on the sand he had shared.
He looked quite domestic and almost paternal as he shuffled his broad feet and towered over the little larrikin.
Thus the inevitable informing larrikin, eager to cadge a drink from the tourist on shore leave.
"Nothing like the Australian larrikin when he gets going," you will be told.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
I'm as good a man as him, though I'm a larrikin and he's a twopenny lord.Tiny Luttrell|Ernest William Hornung
British Dictionary definitions for larrikin
- a mischievous person
- (as modifier)a larrikin bloke