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[mass noun] Behaviour characteristic of a yob:‘yobbery seems to have replaced wit in politics’
- ‘Drunken yobbery resulted in 30 people being arrested and will have done little to dampen such concerns.’
- ‘One in three companies have been hit by yobbery.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘In recent years, TV has been blamed for everything from obesity to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, poor grammar and general yobbery.’
- ‘It appears to be yobbery and does not appear to be organised gangs.’
- ‘Recorded incidents of violent crime, typified by drunken yobbery, have more than doubled.’
- ‘We're trying everything we can to sort out yobbery in the evenings.’
- ‘Crime, especially violent crime and yobbery, is out of control in substantial swathes of the country.’
- ‘An alcohol ban has been proposed on public transport as part of moves to tackle yobbery and drunken disorder.’
- ‘Make the country safe from drunken yobbery.’
- ‘The modern teenager gets a bad press and is associated in many minds with yobbery, drunkenness and aggression.’
- ‘There would be no seasonal escalation in street yobbery.’
- ‘The evidence suggests that action against yobbery and vandalism should bring many benefits.’
- ‘British police officers have labelled the violence as drunken yobbery.’
- ‘The ministers demand that yobbery be banished from all schools.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘That leads to a general impression of rowdy behaviour and general yobbery.’
- ‘This attack just made her even more determined to carry on her war against 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.’
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