Definitions

  • n. A rascal, mischievous or cheeky child (usually a boy).

  • n. A young mischievous person with a lot of chutzpah.

Example Sentences

  • Moishe is a real little lobbus.

  • Such a lobus - who knows where he'll land up?

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • לאָבעס lobes, לאָבוס lobus 'urchin, young rascal'

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • Great Britain

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      lobbes, lobos, lobus

Notes

  • often said with affection

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