Etymology
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yob (n.)

"a youth," 1859, British English, back-slang from boy. By 1930s with overtones of "hooligan, lout." Related: extended form yobbo.

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Definitions of yob

yob (n.)
a cruel and brutal fellow;
Synonyms: bully / tough / hooligan / ruffian / roughneck / rowdy / yobo / yobbo
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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