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yob

British slang for an aggressive and/or violent young male (less commonly, female). They are often unemployed, live on estates, have drug and alcohol abuse problems and often show signs of anti-social behaviour.
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Binge drinking can often lead to yobbishness, and this stretches our police force, our ambulance services, our hospital accident and emergency wards.
He said that parenting contracts and orders should be available to apply for if youngsters are at risk of being involved in yobbishness, not just when they have been already.
But drugs still affect far too many people in this constituency, and I want to help more people off benefits and into long-term jobs and to tackle anti-social behaviour and yobbishness that ruins people's lives.'
But there was no yobbishness, no antagonism, just good-humoured banter.
Just think, we'll be spared a summer of drunken yobbishness with the usual attendant violence as fans from all over Europe descend on Austria and Switzerland instead of Scotland.
This is because bass player Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan and Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs have not spent their time courting publicity with bouts of booze-fuelled yobbishness and outburst of repellent arrogance.
But John has seen such a rise in yobbishness that sometimes even Mozart isn't brutal enough.
DAY in, day out most of us witness wanton acts of yobbishness that make us feel uncomfortable and sometimes threatened.
Drunken yobbishness is not restricted to hoodies on street corners, but these students went one step further, by bringing shame on their university and their city.
Not least because, as his party's home affairs speakeasy he has already visited our city to praise the crackdown on gun crime, gangs, robbery and general yobbishness.
In other words, just as This Little Britain describes how we do the best men's fashion, Victorian sewers and yobbishness, so we are tops in words and language.
The 40 local authorities will use a range of programmes to tackle anti-social yobbishness, including: