yobbo

noun
yob·​bo | \ ˈyä-bō How to pronounce yobbo (audio) \
plural yobbos or yobboes

Definition of yobbo

1 British : lout, yokel
2 British : hoodlum

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Examples of yobbo in a Sentence

some yobbo has been threatening shopkeepers in the East End

First Known Use of yobbo

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for yobbo

yob + -o entry 1

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The first known use of yobbo was in 1922

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“Yobbo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yobbo. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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