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n. pl. yob·bos, yob·boes Chiefly British Slang
A yob.

[yob + -o.]



n. Brit. Slang.
a teenage lout or hooligan.
[1855–60; a consciously reversed form of boy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yobbo - a cruel and brutal fellowyobbo - 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


[ˈjɒbəʊ] n (British)loubard m


n (Brit inf) → Halbstarke(r) m, → Rowdy m
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According to Anil, Yobbo = yob is defined in Macquarie Australian Dictionary as a hooligan or lout, or a slovenly, uncultured young man.
The floors wobbled and he could not do his yoga because of their yobbo singing, dancing and partying.
ACROSS: 7 Dynamic 9 thorn 10 Lycra 11 On paper 12 Ski 13 Step down 16 Ancestry 17 Lie 19 Amateur 21 Yobbo 22 Limbo 23 Literal DOWN: 1 Idolise 2 Inaction 3 emma 4 Stupidly 5 Soup 6 Inert 8 Cholesterol 13 Skeleton 14 Wall bars 15 Remould 18 table 20 Alms 21 Yeti
Harry Fletcher, assistant general secretary for Napo, the trade union and professional association for family court and probation staff, said: "I can understand why some people might want to stop a yobbo from committing anti-social behaviour in their area but it didn't deal with why the person was a yobbo in the first place.
The public perception, when they learn of an anti-social behaviour order being imposed by a court on an individual, is of a young yobbo creating havoc on a local housing estate.
The classically trained musician returned to the Brisbane Cricket Ground today where he'll be treated more like a star than a yobbo.
We must start fining these idiot weekend yobbo binge drinkers for their cost to the UK NHS, then spend the money on people that really need help.
IT'S all kicking off in Coronation Street this week as the police arrest Angela Harris (Kathryn Hunt) for murdering her yobbo hubby Tommy - just when she thought she was getting away with it.
That's a tournament where the yobbo element and huge drunken crowds make their feelings clearly understood.
We must start fining these idiot weekend yobbo binge drinkers 4 their cost 2 the UK NHS then spend the money on people that really need help," he stated.
TOP COP Mike Craik has launched a zero-tolerance policy against yobbo families like those who drove Fiona Pilkington to suicide.