AskDefine | Define yob

Word Net

yob n : a cruel and brutal fellow [syn: bully, tough, hooligan, ruffian, roughneck, rowdy, yobo, yobbo]

English

Etymology

Backslang for boy.

Pronunciation

  • , /jɒb/, jQb
    Rhymes with: -ɒb

Noun

  1. In the context of "pejorative|chiefly|UK|AU|slang": A person who engages in antisocial behavior/behaviour and/or drunkenness.

Synonyms

Translations

antisocial person

Derived terms

Yob may refer to:
  • Yobbo (also Yob), slang term for an uncouth blue collar individual or thug
  • Yob (band), a doom metal band from Eugene, Oregon
  • Yob (song) a song by Australian band TISM
  • Yob (artist), Chicago based stencil artist
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