yob

noun \ ˈyäb \
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of yob

British
: yobbo

Examples of yob in a Sentence

  1. A couple of yobs damaged his car.

  2. the complaint that English football has been taken over by the yobs, who make the stadiums unfit for families

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Origin and Etymology of yob

backward spelling for boy


YOB

abbreviation

Definition of YOB

year of birth

YOB Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of yob for English Language Learners

  • : a teenage boy or young man who does noisy and sometimes violent things as part of a group or gang


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