lynch mob

noun

Definition of lynch mob

: a crowd of people who kill or try to kill (someone) illegally as a punishment

Word by Word Definitions

lynch play
  1. : to put to death (as by hanging) by mob action without legal approval or permission

mob play
  1. : a large and disorderly crowd of people

  2. : a large number of people

  3. : a criminal set : gang

  1. : to crowd about and attack or annoy

  2. : to crowd into or around


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