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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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a synonym of yobbo, making this a definitive pal or smynonyms, like yob = boy but without the same etymology and plus an editorial comment.
Kingsman: The Secret Service Sun C4 9pm Colin Firth is a suave agent who recruits a promising yobbo (Taron Egerton) into the secret service.
MT Hancock writes (May 14) that a "yobbo" attacked his car while he was driving through Broadgate.
She earned it by shaming a drunken yobbo who thought he had a right to terrorise women.
Thomas Turgoose plays an impressionable young lad who falls in with a group of skinheads, led by a racist yobbo. (2006/18) ?????
I WAS driving, fortunately quite slowly, along Broadgate from Priory Row when a yobbo decided to kick my car and bang on the window screaming something along the lines of "this is for pedestrians" I stopped and told him with as much strong language as I could muster that it is a road provided primarily for vehicles.
If he is wise he will stop behaving like an upper-class yobbo who doesn't give a stuff about anybody else's feelings and realise that being 20 and privileged brings responsibilities as well as good times.
Sounds good because the yobbo culture needs to be tackled.
So, some yobbo smashes my car window to steal my sat nav (because it's on show) and suddenly I am irresponsible for not removing it and should be prosecuted for wasting police time.
The popular stereo-type of the menacing hoodie feared as a yobbo and restrained by an Asbo appears far from being the truth.
If a pensioner is found lying across the pavement covered in their own blood while some yobbo runs off with their pension, this is not violent.
Mr Farage told Good Morning Scotland: "The fact 50 yobbo fascist scum turn up and aren't prepared to listen to the debate, I refuse to believe is representative of public opinion." He said the demo was "deeply racist" against the English.