Meaning of yobbery in English:



mass noun
  • Behaviour characteristic of a yob.

    ‘yobbery seems to have replaced wit in politics’
    • ‘That leads to a general impression of rowdy behaviour and general yobbery.’
    • ‘There would be no seasonal escalation in street yobbery.’
    • ‘Crime, especially violent crime and yobbery, is out of control in substantial swathes of the country.’
    • ‘The evidence suggests that action against yobbery and vandalism should bring many benefits.’
    • ‘British police officers have labelled the violence as drunken yobbery.’
    • ‘Recorded incidents of violent crime, typified by drunken yobbery, have more than doubled.’
    • ‘Plans for 24-hour drinking should be re-examined because of an ‘epidemic’ of binge drinking and drunken yobbery, Britain's most senior police officer said today.’
    • ‘It appears to be yobbery and does not appear to be organised gangs.’
    • ‘Drunken yobbery resulted in 30 people being arrested and will have done little to dampen such concerns.’
    • ‘The ministers demand that yobbery be banished from all schools.’
    • ‘We're trying everything we can to sort out yobbery in the evenings.’
    • ‘One in three companies have been hit by yobbery.’
    • ‘In recent years, TV has been blamed for everything from obesity to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, poor grammar and general yobbery.’
    • ‘Mrs Bewers, 54, said there had been a marked increase in drunken yobbery in the town centre in the past couple of years mainly at night and weekends.’
    • ‘The modern teenager gets a bad press and is associated in many minds with yobbery, drunkenness and aggression.’
    • ‘An alcohol ban has been proposed on public transport as part of moves to tackle yobbery and drunken disorder.’
    • ‘This attack just made her even more determined to carry on her war against yobbery.’
    • ‘Make the country safe from drunken yobbery.’
    • ‘Let's challenge the yobbery and anti-social behaviour as a top priority.’
    • ‘In the US, the punishments for yobbery are harsh, and gangs are likely to be attacking each other, rather than the general populace.’