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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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Yob is the sole party involved with Mitten News LLC , and it is purchasing WWMN-FM 106.3 from Mitten Media LLC , an entity led by Todd Mohr.
The attacker tried to kick and punch Luis but instead of turning the other cheek as his alter ego recommends, he fought back and landed a punch on the yob, knocking him to the ground.
a synonym of yobbo, making this a definitive pal or smynonyms, like yob = boy but without the same etymology and plus an editorial comment.
Almost one in five businesses were affected by yob culture last year, at an average cost of just over pounds 20,000 for each affected business.
Almost one in five businesses was affected by yob culture last year, at an average cost of just over pounds 20,000 for each affected business.
YOBS and neighbours from hell who terrorise housing estates face a crackdown under new powers.
"Yob Nation also offers some startling and depressing facts.
SO off they went, the "councillors", on a fact-finding mission to Manchester to see how they deal with yobs.
The peer, whose husband, Garry, was killed after confronting three yobs vandalising his car, attended Birkenhead Sixth Form to speak of the perils of antisocial behaviour.
'WILL face-to-face meetings with victims make 'Yobs' think more about the misery they cause?' I would first like to praise the intelligent and common sense conveyed in the Hot Topic vote result of the Examiner readers in answer to the above question on Tuesday: Yes 10.3%, No 89.7%.
One yob only has to read about it (if they can indeed read) and the next time he/they come across a sheep, bird or anything defenceless will think there lies the next target.
Pat invited us to set up our Yob Cam in her grey-stoned terraced home on the 1970s estate.