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laddish (comparative more laddish, superlative most laddish)

  1. (UK) Like a stereotypical jack the lad: boorish, reckless, inclined to binge drinking, etc.
    • 2003, Linda McDowell, Redundant Masculinities?: Employment Change and White Working Class Youth
      ...versions of a laddish or protest heterosexual masculinity...
    • 2006, Carolyn Jackson, Lads and Ladettes in School: Gender and a Fear of Failure
      This underachievement is linked to a laddish culture...