Definitions

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  • noun British slang Youth (young person, young people or the state of being young).
  • noun Of or relating to youth or youths.
  • noun Intended for youths.

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Examples

  • In a luridly-designed website, mimicking the style of "yoof" cartoons, it offers a bundle of downloads, including a pack of "climate crime cards", urging its recruits to spy on families, friends and relatives, inviting each of them to build up a "climate crime case file" in order to help them ensure their putative criminals do not "commit those crimes again (or else)!"

    An Ominous Story

  • In a luridly-designed website, mimicking the style of "yoof" cartoons, it offers a bundle of downloads, including a pack of "climate crime cards", urging its recruits to spy on families, friends and relatives, inviting each of them to build up a "climate crime case file" in order to help them ensure their putative criminals do not "commit those crimes again (or else)!"

    An Ominous Story

  • The programme continued until 1999, a solitary beacon of light amongst the dross of reality shows and output chasing the 'yoof' audience.

    Archive 2007-07-29

  • The programme continued until 1999, a solitary beacon of light amongst the dross of reality shows and output chasing the 'yoof' audience.

    Phil Drabble - Fine Countryman Dies aged 93

  • The annoying thing is this tactic *does* work - mostly on those whose critical faculties have been ossified by Heat magazine and Big Brother, and on our poorly educated but properly indoctinated 'yoof'.

    THE CONSERVATIVE TALIBAN!

  • It is probably no coincidence that the issues the Tories are keen to appear concerned about - gay rights, ethnic minority rights, women's rights, saving the planet, international aid, single-motherhood, misunderstood 'yoof' etc, etc - are just the issues which the broadcast media are so very enthusiastic about.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Do David Renwick et al. have ANY sense of decency or moral values whatsoever or has cocaine-fuelled 'yoof' culture within the BBC distorted all values and perspectives to the point of becoming a moral cesspit?

    Public revulsion engulfs the BBC

  • They suggest that around 73 percent of 18 to 29-year-olds - the so-called 'yoof' audience that the BBC targets with hosts like Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand - think that the current licence fee is unjustified.

    Licence fee under fire

  • Do David Renwick et al. have ANY sense of decency or moral values whatsoever or has cocaine-fuelled 'yoof' culture within the BBC distorted all values and perspectives to the point of becoming a moral cesspit?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • BBC management seems to be so desperate to keep its "yoof" audience on board that it has lost sight of the objectives of what used to be a glorious example of public sector broadcasting.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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