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EtymologyEdit

From yob +‎ -o.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɒbəʊ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɒbəʊ

NounEdit

yobbo (plural yobbos or yobboes)

  1. (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, derogatory, slang) A yob.
    • 1986, Emily Roberts, A Shiver of Fear[1], page 5:
      He stared at them with eyes dull with fatigue, and let out a long sigh. “Trouble, trouble” he replied wearily. “Skinheads and yobboes fighting the coloureds".
    • 1992, Brian Pronger, The Arena of Masculinity: Sports, Homosexuality, and the Meaning of Sex[2], page 191:
      We're not catering to the yobbos. We'd rather have a smaller crowd of nice people that are really into the game than a whole mass of uncouth people
    • 1997, TISM, Whatareya? (song)
      A wanker fights inequality
      And for people’s rights;
      A wanker fights class prejudice
      A 'yobbo' just fights

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