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Is yob a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word yob is a Scrabble US word. The word yob is worth 8 points in Scrabble:


Is yob a Scrabble UK word?

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3 letters words from 'yob'


2 letters words from 'yob'

BO 4BY 7
OB 4OY 5
YO 5 

All 3 letters words made out of yob

yob oyb ybo byo oby boy

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Definitions and meaning of yob



Backslang for boy. The second sense was likely influenced by hobnob and/or yokel.


  • (UK) enPR: yŏb, IPA(key): /jɒb/
  • Rhymes: -ɒb


yob (plural yobs)

  1. (obsolete, costermongers, back slang) A boy.
  2. (derogatory, chiefly Britain, Australia, New Zealand, slang) A person who engages in antisocial behaviour or drunkenness.


  • (boy): See Thesaurus:boy
  • (antisocial person):
    • (standard register): hooligan
    • (British): tearaway, chav
    • (chiefly Australian slang): yobbo
    • (Geordie slang): charva
  • bully, hooligan, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian

Derived terms

  • (antisocial person): yobbish, yobbo

Related terms

  • (boy): elrig (girl)



  • BYO, boy, byo, oby

Source: wiktionary.org
  • YMPE, (Spenser) to imp.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)