Definitions for mobmɒb
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mobmɒb(n.; v.)mobbed, mob•bing.
(n.)a disorderly or riotous crowd of people.
a crowd bent on or engaged in lawless violence.
any large group of persons or things.
the common people; the masses.
Informal. a criminal gang, esp. one involved in organized crime.
(v.t.)to crowd around noisily, as from curiosity or hostility:
Fans mobbed the actor.
to attack in a riotous mob:
The crowd mobbed the consulate.
to fill with people; crowd.
Origin of mob:
1680–90; short for L mōbile vulgus the movable (i.e., changeable, inconstant) common people
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a crowd of angry or violent people
a mob of angry protesters; as the mob rushed towards the police
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
Translations for mob
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a noisy, violent or disorderly crowd of people
He was attacked by an angry mob.
- غَوْغاء، رَعاعArabic
- multidãoPortuguese (BR)
- der MobGerman
- banda, chusmaSpanish
- rahvahulk, jõukEstonian
- häiritsevä väkijoukkoFinnish
- svjetina, ruljaCroatian
- orang banyakIndonesian
- skríll, lÿðurIcelandic
- folla, calcaItalian
- minia, nusikaltėlių gaujaLithuanian
- pūlis; barsLatvian
- kumpulan perusuhMalay
- flokk, mobbNorwegian
- افراد زياد، جمعیتPersian
- mulţime, gloatăRomanian
- pöbel, mobbSwedish
- güruh, taşkın kalabalıkTurkish
- 一群暴徒Chinese (Trad.)
- натовп, юрбаUkrainian
- đám đông hỗn tạpVietnamese
- 一群暴徒Chinese (Simp.)
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