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Examples of rabble in a Sentence
the crown prince was reminded that even the rabble of the realm deserved his attention and compassion
Recent Examples of rabble from the Web
Matteo Salvini: Even worse for Mattarella, the anti-immigration rabble-rouser was the biggest winner.
The mosquito emoji will join the rabble of emoji wildlife including butterflies, bees, whales and rabbits.
Milo Yiannopoulos, the right-wing rabble-rouser whose campus appearances have sparked widespread protests, is no longer headed to UCLA this month.
Tucks was a rabble of Loyola University dudes, who didn't believe Carnival needed to be a stodgy old man's game.
At the other end of the economic spectrum are men like Kevin Huang (Leon Dai), whose Western moniker seems to the rabble like something only the rich can afford.
The title character is voiced by James Corden, who plays Peter Rabbit as less of a confused bunny who gets into mischief, and more of a Captain Jack Sparrow-type rabble-rouser, organizing complicated raids on old Farmer McGregor's garden.
What Ed is not, in this instance at least, is a rabble-rouser without a cause.
What started as a rabble has turned into a slick network of nearly 30,000 activists, who pump out sharp videos on social media and canvass across the country, even outside election campaigns.
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Origin and Etymology of rabble
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of rabble
RABBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rabble for English Language Learners
: 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
RABBLE Defined for Kids
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