Definitions for MOBmɒb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mobmɒb(n.; v.)mobbed, mob•bing.

  1. (n.)a disorderly or riotous crowd of people.

  2. a crowd bent on or engaged in lawless violence.

  3. any large group of persons or things.

  4. the common people; the masses.

  5. Informal. a criminal gang, esp. one involved in organized crime.

    Category: Sociology

  6. (v.t.)to crowd around noisily, as from curiosity or hostility:

    Fans mobbed the actor.

  7. to attack in a riotous mob:

    The crowd mobbed the consulate.

  8. to fill with people; crowd.

Origin of mob:

1680–90; short for L mōbile vulgus the movable (i.e., changeable, inconstant) common people


Princeton's WordNet

  1. mob, rabble, rout(noun)

    a disorderly crowd of people

  2. syndicate, crime syndicate, mob, family(noun)

    a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

  3. gang, pack, ring, mob(verb)

    an association of criminals

    "police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"

  4. throng, mob, pack, pile, jam(verb)

    press tightly together or cram

    "The crowd packed the auditorium"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. mob(noun)ɒb

    a crowd of angry or violent people

    a mob of angry protesters; as the mob rushed towards the police

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mob(noun)

    a mobcap

  2. Mob(verb)

    to wrap up in, or cover with, a cowl

  3. Mob(noun)

    the lower classes of a community; the populace, or the lowest part of it

  4. Mob(noun)

    a throng; a rabble; esp., an unlawful or riotous assembly; a disorderly crowd

  5. Mob(verb)

    to crowd about, as a mob, and attack or annoy; as, to mob a house or a person


  1. Mob

    A mob, mobile or monster is a computer-controlled non-player character in a computer game such as an MMORPG or MUD. Depending on context, all such characters in a game may be considered "mobs", or usage may be limited to hostile NPCs and/or NPCs vulnerable to attack.

Anagrams of MOB

  1. OMB

  2. bom, BoM, BOM

Translations for MOB

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a noisy, violent or disorderly crowd of people

He was attacked by an angry mob.

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