What does MOB mean?

Definitions for MOBmɒb

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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"


  1. Mob(n.)

    A criminal organization or organized criminal gangs, collectively; the Mafia; the syndicate; as, he was a lawyer for the mob.

  2. Origin: [L. mobile vulgus, the movable common people. See Mobile, n.]

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

  6. Origin: [See Mobcap.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mob

    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.]

  2. Mob

    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.]

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Anagrams for MOB »

  1. OMB

  2. bom, BoM, BOM


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MOB in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MOB in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Laertius Diogenes:

    The mob is the mother of tyrants.

  2. John Dryden:

    A mob is the scum that rises upmost when the nation boils.

  3. William Penn:

    Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.

  4. Randy Mastro:

    This is a racketeering scheme so audacious it would make the mob blush.

  5. Anurag Kumar:

    The incident is shocking, the Hindu mob felt they had a license to kill.

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