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Synonyms of mob in English:


  • 1 troops were called in to disperse the mob
    group, host, pack, press, crush, jam, gang, gathering, swarm, assemblage
    archaic rout
  • 2 the mob, the dregs, were to be firmly excluded from political life
    the common people, the masses, the populace, the public, the multitude, the rank and file, the commonality, the commonalty, the third estate, the plebeians, the proletariat, the peasantry, the crowd;
    the hoi polloi, the lower classes, the common herd, the rabble, the riff-raff, the canaille, the great unwashed, the dregs of society, the ragtag (and bobtail), the proles, the plebs
  • 3British informal don't you get any firearms training in your mob?
    group, set, crowd, lot, circle, coterie, in-crowd, clan, faction, pack, band, ring, fraternity, brotherhood, society, troop, company, team
    informal gang, bunch, lads
    British informal shower
  • verb

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  • 1 he was mobbed by the crowds
    surround, swarm around, besiege, jostle;
    harass, set upon, fall on, worry
  • 2 the reporters mobbed the gift shop like a crowd of souvenir-starved tourists
    crowd (into), cram full, fill to overflowing, fill, pack, throng, press into, squeeze into
  • Word links

    demophobia, ochlophobia fear of mobs
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