Definition of yob noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//jɒb//
; NAmE NAmE//jɑːb//
(also yobbo
BrE BrE//ˈjɒbəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːboʊ//
(pl. yobbos))
(British English, informal)
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a rude, noisy and sometimes aggressive and violent boy or young man synonym lout a group of drunken yobs Word Origin mid 19th cent.: back slang for boy.