Rather common, potentially fearsome and almost entirely insane lower-class countryside dweller wont to shouting "GET ARFF MOY LARND!" and pointing a 12-bore at one. Fond of tractors, cider and unpleasant acts with farmyard creatures, he or she serves a purpose. Quite whatthat is, apart from making a good beater and emptying the slurry pit occasionally, is moot.
Not to be confused with the Barbourian, which is a far higher caste of rural inhabitant altogether.
Better somehow, than town-centric, SUV-driving types, whose prisitne vehicles climb nothing higher than the kerb outside the local Waitrose.
Referred to in Blur's Coffee and TV, the agri-yob also features in the film Straw Dogs and in Waugh's novel Scoop.
From Coffee and TV:
"Do you go to the country?
It isn't very far.
There's people there who will hurt you
Cos of who you are…"
Prices shown in USD.
Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!
Emails are sent from firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll never spam you.