Definition of laddishness in English:

laddishness

noun

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.’