Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly British Slang A yob.

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  • n. A yob.

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  • n. a cruel and brutal fellow

Etymologies

yob + -o.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From yob + -o. (Wiktionary)

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  • Emphatic extension of yob, used mainly in Australia.

    February 3, 2009