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.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
This is a racketeering scheme so audacious it would make the mob blush.
The incident is shocking, the Hindu mob felt they had a license to kill.
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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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