Definition of lynch mob in English:

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lynch mob

Pronunciation: /ˈlinCH ˌmäb/


A band of people intent on lynching someone.
Example sentences
  • Yet those talk-show audiences can be like lynch mobs.
  • They could be distinguished from more ad hoc mobs, including lynch mobs, by their structured nature and their semipermanence.
  • Many episodes of anti-Mexican mob violence involve lynch mobs that broke into jails to retrieve their victims.

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Syllabification: lynch mob

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