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YOB

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YOB
abbr.
year of birth

yob  (yŏb)
n. Chiefly British Slang
A rowdy, aggressive, or violent young man.

[Alteration of boy (spelled backward).]

yob (jɒb) or yobbo
n, pl yobs or yobbos
1. (Sociology) Brit an aggressive and surly youth, esp a teenager
[C19: perhaps back slang for boy]

yob (yɒb)

n. Brit. Slang.
a teenage lout or hooligan.
[1855–60; a consciously reversed form of boy]
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.YOB - a cruel and brutal fellowyob - a cruel and brutal fellow            
aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker - someone who attacks
bullyboy - a swaggering tough; usually one acting as an agent of a political faction
muscleman, muscle - a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the drug lord had his muscleman to protect him"
skinhead - a young person who belongs to a British or American group that shave their heads and gather at rock concerts or engage in white supremacist demonstrations
plug-ugly, tough guy - someone who bullies weaker people

yob yobbo
noun thug, hooligan, lout, heavy (slang), tough, rough (informal), rowdy, yahoo, hoon (Austral. & N.Z. slang), hoodlum, ruffian, roughneck (slang), boot boy, tsotsi (S. African) Violent and dangerous yobs deserve to be locked up.
Translations
yob [ˈjɒb] yobbo [ˈjɒbəʊ] N (Brit) → vándalo m, gamberro m (Sp)
yob [ˈjɒb] n (British)loubard m >
yob
n (Brit inf) → Halbstarke(r) m, → Rowdy m
yob [ˈjɒb] yobbo [ˈjɒbəʊ] n (Brit) (fam) → teppista m/f


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