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rabble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rabble

  1. people looked down upon as ignorant and of the lowest class <the crown prince was reminded that even the rabble of the realm deserved his attention and compassion> Synonyms proletariat, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), trash, unwashed Related Words dregs; commoners, commons, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, people, plebeians, populace, public, rank and file; bourgeoisie, middle class, working class Near Antonyms elect, establishment; gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), nobility, peerage Antonyms A-list, aristocracy, elite, gentry, quality, society, upper class, upper crust




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