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  • noun UK Laddish beliefs and behaviours.

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Examples

  • I hit my 20s as preadulthood's basics were being identified, and so-called laddism was at its peak.

    The Guardian World News

  • So far, the decline of male academic achievement in the U.S. is mostly among blacks and Hispanics, but the catastrophic downturn into "laddism" of young white males in England in recent years, and their consequent decline in test scores, shows that no race is permanently immune to the prejudice that school is for girls.

    Archive 2005-12-18

  • So far, the decline of male academic achievement in the U.S. is mostly among blacks and Hispanics, but the catastrophic downturn into "laddism" of young white males in England in recent years, and their consequent decline in test scores, shows that no race is permanently immune to the prejudice that school is for girls.

    "Why Gender Matters"

  • It's a reflection of how messed up feminists' priorities are that Whalen and Begley salute this latest triumph of "laddism" as a victory for women.

    Archive 2005-04-03

  • It's a reflection of how messed up feminists' priorities are that Whalen and Begley salute this latest triumph of "laddism" as a victory for women.

    Dumbing Boys Down

  • Two British academics have blamed a culture of ‘laddism’ where successful male students are ‘geeks;’ and a cultivated indifference to intellectual pursuits is as de rigueur as having a mobile phone.

    Archive 2005-04-03

  • What Whalen and Begley don't mention is that in recent decades, millions of Britain's young males have adopted a philosophy of "laddism."

    Dumbing Boys Down

  • What Whalen and Begley don't mention is that in recent decades, millions of Britain's young males have adopted a philosophy of "laddism."

    Archive 2005-04-03

  • Two British academics have blamed a culture of ‘laddism’ where successful male students are ‘geeks;’ and a cultivated indifference to intellectual pursuits is as de rigueur as having a mobile phone.

    Dumbing Boys Down

  • The former flagbearer for laddism has reinvented himself as a persuasive, mature commentator and he comes across well here in pithy pieces about everything from Jedward to climate change via Silvio Berlusconi.

    Evening Standard - Home

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