yobbo

noun

yob·​bo ˈyä-bō How to pronounce yobbo (audio)
plural yobbos or yobboes
1
British : lout, yokel
2
British : hoodlum

Examples of yobbo in a Sentence

some yobbo has been threatening shopkeepers in the East End

Word History

Etymology

yob + -o entry 1

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of yobbo was in 1922

Dictionary Entries Near yobbo

Cite this Entry

“Yobbo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yobbo. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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