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

[yob + -o.]
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n. Brit. Slang.
a teenage lout or hooligan.
[1855–60; a consciously reversed form of boy]
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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
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[ˈjɒbəʊ] n (British)loubard m
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n (Brit inf) → Halbstarke(r) m, → Rowdy m
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Thomas Turgoose plays a young lad who falls in with a group of skinheads, led by Stephen Graham's terrifying racist yobbo. (2006/18) ***
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She pays drug-dealing yobbo Simon to 'mess up' the scheming millionaire.
It has all come a long way from the streetwise yobbo with an elementary knowledge of hot wiring the ignition system.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Deplete 9 April 10 Apron 11 Carrots 12 Car 13 Sealskin 16 Absinthe 17 Met 19 Galilee 21 Yobbo 22 Raven 23 St Kilda DOWN: 1 Advance 2 Spare rib 3 Rein 4 Lacrosse 5 Trio 6 Class 8 Enchantress 13 Shilling 14 Immobile 15 Ottoman 18 Aggro 20 Live 21 Yoke QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Show of hands 8 Ali 9 Rap 11 Covered 12 Aware 13 Owe 14 Bit 15 Oil lamp 17 Net 19 Afar 21 Ogre 23 Acre 25 Coma 27 Ego 29 Bayonet 31 Nan 34 Hob 36 Aloud 37 Origami 38 Leg 39 Let 40 Co-operation DOWN: 1 Slow 2 Hive 3 Worrier 4 Fiddly 5 Alarm 6 Drab 7 Sari 8 Acorn 10 Peter 16 Par 18 Tom 20 Fee 22 Gab 24 Chemist 25 Canal 26 Colour 28 Orbit 30 Add up 32 Alec 33 No go 34 Halo 35 Omen
According to Anil, Yobbo = yob is defined in Macquarie Australian Dictionary as a hooligan or lout, or a slovenly, uncultured young man.
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.
*** I READ Citizen Kane's outburst last week and I am flabbergasted one of our MSPs was behaving like a hippy yobbo. Did it never occur to her that while she was wasting police and the Fire Brigade's time that someone might desperately need their assistance?
Debbie's determination to gain revenge on her former lover Joe goes terribly wrong when she pays drug-dealing yobbo Simon to 'mess up' the scheming millionaire.
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