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some yobbo has been threatening shopkeepers in the East End
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Anthony Burgess cooked up Nadsat, the language of the yobbos in A Clockwork Orange, by crossing English and Russian with bits of Malay, Dutch, Gypsy, French, and Cockney; Burgess also formulated the vocabulary of grunts for the movie Quest for Fire.
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Synonymsbully, gangbanger, gangsta, gangster, goon, gorilla, hood, hooligan, mobster, mug, plug-ugly, punk, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, thug, tough, toughie (also toughy), yob [British], hoodlum [British]
Related Wordscutthroat, scoundrel, villain; assassin, bandit, bravo, brigand, criminal, crook, desperado, felon, gunman, highwayman, lawbreaker, mafioso, malefactor, offender, outlaw, perp, perpetrator, pirate; pickpocket, racketeer, robber, swindler, thief, vandal; juvenile delinquent, tearaway [British]
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