The behaviour of larrikins (hooligans); impertinent and disrespectful behaviour.
A brash and impertinent, possibly violent, troublemaker, especially a youth; a hooligan.
(Australia) Behaviour that is rebellious against and contemptuous of authority and convention.
A high-spirited person who playfully rebels against authority and conventional norms.
Exhibiting the characteristics or behaviour of a larrikin; playfully rebellious against and contemptuous of authority and convention.
A rowdy street loafer; a rowdyish or noisy ill-bred fellow; a hoodlum; - variously applied, as to a street blackguard, a street Arab, a youth given to horse-play, etc.
‘Mobs of unruly larrikins.’;
Larrikin is an Australian English term meaning , or .In the 19th and early 20th centuries, the term generally meant or , meanings which became obsolete.
‘a mischievous young person, an uncultivated, rowdy but good hearted person’; ‘a person who acts with apparent disregard for social or political conventions’; ‘a lout, a hoodlum’; ‘a young urban rough, a hooligan’;