yobbo
noun (plural yobbos or yobboes) Etymology: yob + 1-o Date: 1922 1. British lout, yokel 2. British hoodlum

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  • Yobbo — or yob is a slang term for an uncouth or thuggish blue collar person. The word derives from a back slang reading of the word boy ( boy or boyo reversed becomes yob or mdash; slightly modified mdash; yobbo ).BritainIn Britain, as the word yob came …   Wikipedia

  • yobbo — ► NOUN (pl. yobbos or yobboes) Brit. informal ▪ a yob …   English terms dictionary

  • yobbo — noun /ˈyɒboʊ/ A yob. A wanker fights inequalityAnd for people’s rights;A wanker fights class prejudiceA yobbo just fights …   Wiktionary

  • yobbo — [[t]jɒ̱boʊ[/t]] yobbos N COUNT A yobbo is the same as a yob. [BRIT, INFORMAL] Syn: lout …   English dictionary

  • yobbo — yob UK [jɒb] / US [jɑb] or yobbo UK [ˈjɒbəʊ] / US [ˈjɑboʊ] noun [countable] Word forms yob : singular yob plural yobs British informal someone, especially a young person, who is rude, noisy, and sometimes violent …   English dictionary

  • yobbo — /ˈjɒboʊ/ (say yoboh) noun Colloquial 1. an unrefined, uncultured, slovenly young man: to look like a yobbo in stubbies. 2. a hooligan or lout: football yobbos. Also, yob, yobbie. {British slang yob a young lad (back slang for boy) + b + o} …   Australian English dictionary

  • yobbo — /yob oh/, n., pl. yobbos. Brit. Slang. yob. [1920 25; YOB + O] * * * …   Universalium

  • Yobbo — an uncouth person; same as a yahoo but no values at all, looks like a slob always; lout; hooligan …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • yobbo — Australian Slang an uncouth person; same as a yahoo but no values at all, looks like a slob always; lout; hooligan …   English dialects glossary

  • Yobbo — Australian for Redneck. So we re were at this tractor pull, and everyone was wearing straw hats, and I thought, What a bunch of Yobbos! …   Dictionary of american slang

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