yobbery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yob +‎ -ery

Noun[edit]

yobbery (plural yobberies)

  1. (uncountable) Yobbish behaviour.
    • 1997, Timothy Bewes, Cynicism and Postmodernity‎
      Yobbery, in this instance, is one signifier of a certain social problem or set of problems...
    • 2001, Ben Carrington, Ian McDonald, Race, Sport, and British Society‎
      The next day's papers criticized the yobbery but there was very little about racism.
  2. (countable) An instance of yobbish behaviour.
    • 1995, John Patten, Things to Come: The Tories in the 21st Century
      ...minor incivilities and yobberies...