noun rab·ble \ˈra-bəl\

: 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

:  a disorganized or confused collection of things
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


rab·bledrab·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of RABBLE

transitive verb
:  to insult or assault by or as a mob

First Known Use of RABBLE


Rhymes with RABBLE


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