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The antithesis of what a good boy should be - rude, obnoxious, violent and stupid. Formed by spelling 'boy' bacwards, it was coined in England in the 18th century as it was very popular amongst upperclasses to speak backwards at the time.
Have you seen that boy? He's a yob
by guido January 23, 2004
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portraying police in a positive or helpful light, when in reality they are the violent fascist tools of an authoritarian military state
โ€œThat show is all copaganda. No such thing as a good cop.โ€
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Sid Vicious was a yob...but, you know, people change...they get older, wiser...they mature...Sid's no longer a yob; he's dead.
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Yobs:

Primarily British slang

Delinquent teenagers with their hoods up (as defined by the Tory party).
Those little bastard yobs broke into my car.
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"Yobbo or yob is a slang term for an uncouth or thuggish working-class person. The word derives from a back slang reading of the word "boy" (boy or boyo reversed becomes yob or โ€“ slightly modified โ€“ yobbo)."

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Mentioned in British Civilization: An Introduction by John Oakland (p.13).
"A Times Travel study of mainstream tour operators ' youth brochures has revealed a widespread acceptance of yobbish behaviour."
TIMES, SUNDAY TIMES (2002)
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A yob is a job that is tedious and/or pays a very low wage. Refers to the working conditions (and the way Mexicans would pronounce j-o-b in Spanish) of Mexican Americans.
Dick: What're we doing waiting in line here for?
Miguel: We'ere waiting fore a yob.
Dick: A yob?
Migeul: A yob!
by Sid Barrett August 03, 2008
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