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rabble

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noun rab·ble \ˈra-bəl\

Simple Definition of rabble

  • : a large group of loud people who could become violent

  • the rabble : ordinary or common people who do not have a lot of money, power, or social status

Full Definition of rabble

  1. 1 :  a disorganized or confused collection of things

  2. 2 a :  a disorganized or disorderly crowd of people :  mob b :  the lowest class of people

Examples of rabble

  1. <the crown prince was reminded that even the rabble of the realm deserved his attention and compassion>



Origin of rabble

Middle English rabel pack of animals


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with rabble


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rabble

verb rab·ble

Definition of rabble

rab·bledrab·bling play \-b(ə-)liŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to insult or assault by or as a mob



1644

First Known Use of rabble

1644



RABBLE Defined for Kids

rabble

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noun rab·ble \ˈra-bəl\

Definition of rabble

  1. 1 :  a crowd that is noisy and hard to control :  mob

  2. 2 :  a group of people looked down upon as ignorant and hard to handle





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