Definition of the mob
1 or the Mob informal : a secret organized group of criminals : the Mafia The Mob controlled most businesses in the city. —often used as mob before another noun Their family had mob connections.
2 old-fashioned, now usually considered insulting : the people of a society who are poor and uneducated politicians trying to keep the mob happy
Word by Word Definitions
: a large or disorderly crowd
: one bent on riotous or destructive action
: the lower classes of a community : masses, rabble
: to crowd about and attack or annoy
: to crowd into or around
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