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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
(Sociology) slang 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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Three-quarters of the teachers said parents who do not set and enforce rules at home were responsible for yobbishness in class, the Daily Express reported.
MERSEYRAIL reported a "significant drop" in booze-fuelled yobbishness on its network.
I, LIKE many decent people am totally shocked at recent scenes of wanton vandalism, violence and just plain yobbishness on our streets by cowards with hate in their eyes.
It is the yobbishness which gave football a bad name 20 years ago and will do the same for public transport.
And apart from trying to curb general yobbishness, there have also been some bizarre orders.
We are scum when it comes to abusing other people's countries with unbridled yobbishness.
In a major speech to a think tank in central London, he was to draw a link between minor yobbishness and the ''brutality'' of more serious violence.
Before anyone retorts that Tunbridge Wells is full of old fogies, may I add that there is vibrant nightlife and a party atmosphere, but there is not the drunken yobbishness seen elsewhere.
Only last month Northumbria Chief Constable Mike Craik urged adults to "challenge" young people who misbehave - and hoped for a return to the era when he grew up of adults being confident enough to confront yobbishness.
He referred to a "stream of legislation aimed at curbing the growth of yobbishness and antisocial behaviour," and went on to bemoan the "collapse of civility in Britain and Australia" that is emerging as a key issue in political and social debate.