the mob

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

mob play
  1. : a large or disorderly crowd

  2. : the lower classes of a community : masses, rabble

  3. : a flock, drove, or herd of animals

  1. : to crowd about and attack or annoy

  2. : to crowd into or around


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