mob, rabble, rout(noun)
a disorderly crowd of people
syndicate, crime syndicate, mob, family(noun)
a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
gang, pack, ring, mob(verb)
an association of criminals
"police tried to break up the gang"; "a pack of thieves"
throng, mob, pack, pile, jam(verb)
press tightly together or cram
"The crowd packed the auditorium"
A criminal organization or organized criminal gangs, collectively; the Mafia; the syndicate; as, he was a lawyer for the mob.
Origin: [L. mobile vulgus, the movable common people. See Mobile, n.]
to wrap up in, or cover with, a cowl
the lower classes of a community; the populace, or the lowest part of it
a throng; a rabble; esp., an unlawful or riotous assembly; a disorderly crowd
to crowd about, as a mob, and attack or annoy; as, to mob a house or a person
Origin: [See Mobcap.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mob, n. the mobile or fickle common people: the vulgar: the rabble: a disorderly crowd, a riotous assembly: a large herd or flock.—v.t. to attack in a disorderly crowd:—pr.p. mob′bing; pa.p. mobbed.—adj. Mob′bish.—ns. Mob′-law, lynch-law; Moboc′racy, rule or ascendency exercised by the mob; Mob′ocrat, a demagogue.—adj. Mobocrat′ic.—n. Mobs′man, a well-dressed thief or swindler—usually Swell-mobsman. [Contr. for L. mobile (vulgus), the fickle (multitude); movēre to move.]
mob, or Mob′-cap, n. a cap with puffy crown, a broad band, and frills—v.t. to cover, as the face, by a cap or hood. [Old Dut. mop; mod. Dut. mopmuts, a woman's nightcap; cf. Scotch Mutch.]
bom, BoM, BOM
The numerical value of mob in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of mob in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The mob is the mother of tyrants.
A mob is the scum that rises upmost when the nation boils.
Religion is the idol of the mob it adores everything it does not understand.
There are no wise few. Every aristocracy that has ever existed has behaved, in all essential points, exactly like a small mob.
People remember mob violence that led to lynching, people remember mob violence that led to people being shot, being grabbed, being mistreated.
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Translations for mob
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- dav, stádo, chátraCzech
- Herde Kängurus, Pöbel, KänguruherdeGerman
- όχλος, στριμώχνωGreek
- rebaño, turba, rodear, amontonarse, ganado, alrededorSpanish
- tunkea, piirittää, lauma, väkijoukko, tungeksiaFinnish
- cohue, foule, troupeauFrench
- gràisgScottish Gaelic
- folla, branco, stuolo, schiera, torma, fiumana, accozzaglia, teppagliaItalian
- 暴徒, 群れJapanese
- kudde, massa, menigte, omgevenDutch
- стадо, толпа, банда, шайка, сбродRussian
- bubem, jevodem, kanguremVolapük
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