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yobbo

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noun yob·bo \ˈyä-bō\

Definition of yobbo

plural

yobbos

or

yobboes

  1. 1 British :  lout, yokel

  2. 2 British :  hoodlum



Examples of yobbo in a sentence

  1. <some yobbo has been threatening shopkeepers in the East End>



Origin and Etymology of yobbo

yob + 1-o


First Known Use: 1922


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