Definition of laddishness in English:



See laddish

‘But for all his posturing, his faux laddishness and his pummelled prose, Amis is the one modern English writer capable of juggling fiction and literary journalism and making a better fist of both than most on this side of the pond.’
  • ‘One thing I've noticed during my time here in the UK is the preponderance of laddishness.’
  • ‘His membership of those two clubs suggests a certain laddishness in his character.’
  • ‘It avoids the predictable crudity and silly laddishness you'd expect.’
  • ‘As always, the tracks are peppered with the clever observations that meant there was always more to his music than noughties laddishness. ’
  • ‘His earlier work was marked more by loud laddishness than charm.’
  • ‘At one point Laura accuses Danny of playing up his laddishness.’
  • ‘She kept quiet about how much she hated the laddishness and tastelessness of it all.’
  • ‘There was an engaging transparency - and laddishness - to Lucas that simply invited us to see life from his perspective.’
  • ‘They need to find the courage to not conform to this toxic stereotype and challenge 'laddishness' when they encounter it.’