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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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ENVIRONMENT minister Therese Coffey has driven the final nail in the coffin of bloodthirsty red-coated yobbos who want to bring back fox hunting.
Last week that wonderful Simon Weston was on Teesside, to put yobbos in with the likes of him is counter productive, although the letter's author, our hard working and conscientious councillor Joan McTigue is frustrated like the majority of us.
Jason Patric and Corey Haim (RIP) play brothers who do Kiefer Sutherland's gang of fanged yobbos.
Jason Patric and Corey Haim (RIP) play teenage brothers who do battle with Kiefer Sutherland's gang of fanged yobbos.
There were no yobbos falling around the place drugged or drunk out of their mind, who could turn on you any minute.
I think that the book Yobbos Do Yoga is a fantastic book because it really makes me laugh.
Yobbos Do Yoga is a fun filled story which mocks stereotypes and cleverly incorporates many traditional yoga asanas in a rollicking good yarn.
These call-outs are not necessary as these yobbos go out with the aim to get knocked out of their heads.
Even though these cartoon yobbos are completely insignificant and are the subject of most people's derision, they can leave a fiscal mark because of the damage they cause.
The only winners will be the graffiti yobbos who will enjoy 24-hour canvases.
The young lady who was shot by the yobbos has my sympathies 100%.
The dead man's father, also called Mark, said yesterday: "Three yobbos kicked him to death pretty much.