Definition of larky in English:

larky

Pronunciation /ˈlärkē/ /ˈlɑrki/

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adjective

See lark

‘People always think of me as being quite larky.’
  • ‘The larky, willed optimism of the book is revealed, too, by the action: the hero ‘goes through everything and undergoes nothing.’’
  • ‘A larky contest with a local bigwig who wants her removed from the street ends with neighbourliness all round.’
  • ‘It is rare that an actor as intense as this one, as thoughtful and involved in his work, is willing to be so larky about it.’
  • ‘Babs, a larky drifter, hopes to satisfy her spiritual and sexual hunger by returning to her roots.’