yoof

yoof
yoof1 [ju:f] adj [only before noun] BrE
[Date: 1900-2000; Origin: youth]
relating to or intended for young people - used humorously
a yoof magazine
yoof 2
yoof2 n [U] BrE
young people, considered as a group - used humorously
British white yoof

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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