Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A yob.

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  • noun UK, Australia, New Zealand, pejorative, slang A yob.

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  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow

Etymologies

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

[yob + –o.]

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From yob + -o.

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  • Emphatic extension of yob, used mainly in Australia.

    February 3, 2009