the mob

noun

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

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“The mob.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20mob. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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