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Meaning of "yobbish" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF YOBBISH

yobbish  [ˈjɒbɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YOBBISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yobbish is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES YOBBISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Yobbo

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".

Definition of yobbish in the English dictionary

The definition of yobbish in the dictionary is typical of aggressive surly youths; vulgar or unrefined.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YOBBISH


bish
bɪʃ
bobbish
ˈbɒbɪʃ
boobish
ˈbuːbɪʃ
clubbish
ˈklʌbɪʃ
cubbish
ˈkʌbɪʃ
drabbish
ˈdræbɪʃ
dweebish
ˈdwiːbɪʃ
furbish
ˈfɜːbɪʃ
Globish
ˈɡləʊbɪʃ
hobbish
ˈhɒbɪʃ
mobbish
ˈmɒbɪʃ
nabobish
ˈneɪbɒbɪʃ
nebbish
ˈnɛbɪʃ
refurbish
riːˈfɜːbɪʃ
rubbish
ˈrʌbɪʃ
slobbish
ˈslɒbɪʃ
snobbish
ˈsnɒbɪʃ
snubbish
ˈsnʌbɪʃ
squabbish
ˈskwɒbɪʃ
tubbish
ˈtʌbɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YOBBISH

yo
yo-heave-ho
yo-ho-ho
yo-yo
yo-yo dieting
yob
yobbery
yobbishly
yobbism
yobbo
Yobe
yock
yoctosecond
yod
yodel
yodeler
yodelled
yodeller
yodelling
yodh

WORDS THAT END LIKE YOBBISH

British
Danish
dish
English
establish
fetish
finish
Finnish
fish
garden rubbish
household rubbish
Irish
on the parish
polish
publish
Spanish
stylish
Swedish
Turkish
wish

Synonyms and antonyms of yobbish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yobbish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YOBBISH

Find out the translation of yobbish to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yobbish from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yobbish» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

yobbish
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

yobbish
570 millions of speakers

English

yobbish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

yobbish
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

yobbish
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

yobbish
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

yobbish
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

yobbish
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

yobbish
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yobbish
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Halbstarken-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

下品な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

yobbish
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yobbish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

yobbish
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

yobbish
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यॉबिश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yobbish
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

yobbish
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

yobbish
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

yobbish
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

yobbish
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

yobbish
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

yobbish
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

yobbish
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

yobbish
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yobbish

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YOBBISH»

The term «yobbish» is used very little and occupies the 178.666 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YOBBISH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «yobbish» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «yobbish» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yobbish

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YOBBISH»

Discover the use of yobbish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yobbish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
How to Train Your Dragon
Fishlegs and Hiccup were going to the Great Hall to look for the book Gobber had recommended: How to Train Your Dragon, by Professor Yobbish. 'As it happens,' confided Hiccup, 'I know a bit about dragons already, but I haven't the foggiest ...
Cressida Cowell, 2014
2
B for Business: A Complete English Course for Students of ...
This has been added to with the emergence of 'yobbish advertising' or 'shocking advertising' which frequently uses the three above-mentioned elements. Young creative advertising teams have begun to rock the predominately conservative ...
William Cullen, 2000
3
High Art Lite: British Art in the 1990s
The turn to demotic material, and the playing up of the yobbish artist personality, has meant that theory, on the increasingly rare occasions when it has dared to show its face, has been greeted with a knowing and dismissive sneer.15 Against it ...
Julian Stallabrass, 2001
4
Diaries Volume Three: Power and Responsibility
At the lunch, Trevor K was doing his usual paranoid Europe stuff. TB was OK but very defensive. They were very big on the crime/ yobs agenda and I got very close to saying a lot of it was down to the fact we had yobbish newspapers with yobs ...
Alastair Campbell, 2011
5
Housing, Urban Governance and Anti-social Behaviour: ...
Typically emotive images are used to portray perpetrators who are described as a 'yobbish minority' and 'neighbours from hell'. These terms are stigmatising and demonising labels that infer notions of mindless aggression, disregard and ...
John Flint, 2006
6
Social Work In The Youth Justice System: A Multidisciplinary ...
This was reflected in Tony Blair's 2005 election rhetoric when he said that 'I want to send a very clear signal from Parliament, not just the govern— ment, that this type of disrespect and yobbish behaviour will not be tolerated any more'. He later  ...
Fox, Darrell, Arnull, Elaine, 2013
7
A New Response to Youth Crime
... are harmful to others (Whitehead et al. 2003). Thus, some activities are non- criminal (e.g. rowdy, noisy and yobbish behaviour) while others involve relatively serious crimes for which the criminal law is already available (e.g. dealing drugs).
David Smith, 2012
8
What's Black and White and Reid All Over?: Something ...
Laugh-Out-Loud Selection: Read the short insert, “How to Train Your Dragon,” by Professor Yobbish. This book within the book is published by Big Axe Books. We find out that it is a library copy, and the date-due slip has a warning from the ...
Rob Reid, 2012
9
An Inclusive Environment
Anti-social behaviour orders (Asbos) 1 Asbos were introduced by Prime Minister Tony Blair as a method of combating yobbish behaviour, particularly on housing estates (qv) and in town centres. They are court orders which prohibit offenders ...
Maritz Vandenberg, 2008
10
Victims Or Villains: Jewish Images in Classic English ...
Brook distinguishes two distinct attitudes towards Jews which he believes have persisted throughout the past two generations: the "Snobbish" and the "Yobbish." According to the first, the Jew is frankly lacking in "class" and "not one of us.
Malcolm J. Turnbull, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YOBBISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yobbish is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Post Comment: We need to bring an end to yobbish behaviour
NO-ONE should have to live with the kind of near-daily torment former prison worker Ronald Kent is having to endure. It goes without saying the yobs behind the ... «South Wales Evening Post, Jul 15»
2
Teesside traveller hit with near £5k bill from Jet2.com after 'yobbish
Airline Jet2.com has issued Grant Marshall with an invoice for £4,809 for additional costs incurred in diverting its aircraft following alleged offensive behaviour ... «Gazette Live, Jul 15»
3
Police launch crackdown on yobbish behaviour in Bolsover
Police in Bolsover have vowed to step up patrols in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour around the town's Assembly Rooms. In recent weeks, PC Peter Harley ... «Derbyshire Times, May 15»
4
Crackdown on yobbish football fans on trains ahead of busy …
A crackdown on yobbish behaviour by football fans on public transport will begin this weekend as thousands of supporters get on trains heading through south ... «Bucks Free Press, Apr 15»
5
Taxi rank marshals in Cheltenham to be given HD body cameras to …
Taxi rank marshals in Cheltenham to be given HD body cameras to film threatening, malicious and yobbish behaviour. By Gloucestershire Echo | Posted: ... «Gloucestershire Echo, Feb 15»
6
Police target cannabis use as antisocial problems increase
CHILDREN smoking cannabis and yobbish behaviour in Kidlington have led to police action to crack down on the drug. Police raided a house in the village ... «Oxford Mail, Feb 15»
7
Huddersfield Town supporter left "sad, angry and ashamed" at …
A football fan has called for action to curb yobbish behaviour among Huddersfield Town's travelling fans. The supporter, who has followed the John Smith's ... «Huddersfield Examiner, Dec 14»
8
'Yobbish act' ruins army career plan
I accept you never intended to cause serious harm, but this was an act of madness and the kind of yobbish behaviour that our cities are blighted with.” ... «Hucknall Today, Oct 14»
9
Police get new powers to tackle yobbish behaviour in Hounslow East
"This dispersal order, which we have agreed with the police, is part of our determination to crack down on yobbish behaviour and protect the quality of life of our ... «getwestlondon, Sep 14»
10
Residents intimidated by yobbish behaviour
Residents are demanding a quick solution to the problem of anti social behaviour that has left their street being used as a toilet and dumping ground for ... «Crewe Chronicle, Jun 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Yobbish [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/yobbish>. Jun 2021 ».
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