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mob

noun

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  1. 1 a great number of persons or creatures massed together a mob of pigeons soon flocked around us after they spied the bread crumbs Synonyms army, bike [chiefly Scottish], cram, crush, drove, flock, herd, horde, host, legion, mass, crowd, multitude, press, rout, scrum, swarm, throngRelated Words masses, millions, rabble, rabblement, riffraff; gaggle; heap, mountain, pile; jam, logjam

  2. 2 a group involved in secret or criminal activities the club owner was accused of having connections with a mob of racketeers Synonyms cabal, conspiracy, crew, gang, Mafia, ring, syndicateRelated Words bunch, circle, clan, clique, coterie, coven, crowd, galère, lot, network, pack, set; junta, oligarchy

  3. 3 the body of the community as contrasted with the elite political speeches designed to appeal to the mob Synonyms commoners, commons, crowd, herd, hoi polloi, millions, mass, multitude, people, plebeians, plebs, populace, public, rank and fileRelated Words cattle, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff, rout, scum, tag, rag, and bobtail (or tagrag and bobtail), trash, unwashed; bourgeoisie, middle classNear Antonyms gentility, gentlefolk (also gentlefolks), gentry, haute monde, nobility, patriciate, peerage, quality, royalty, societyAntonyms A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, elect, elite, fat, flower, pick, pink, pride, upper crust


mob

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mob

  1. to move upon or fill (something) in great numbers the snack bar was mobbed as soon as the meeting was over Synonyms flock, crowd, swarm, throngRelated Words beset, infest, invade, overrun; clog, dam, jam, obstruct, plug (up)


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