mob scene

noun

Definition of mob scene

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: a place or situation where a crowd of people behave in a violent or uncontrolled way The peaceful protest quickly turned into a mob scene as protesters began fighting the police. also : a very crowded place or situation The store became a real mob scene.

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“Mob scene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mob%20scene. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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