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Synonyms for mob

Synonyms for mob

an enormous number of persons gathered together

an organized group of criminals, hoodlums, or wrongdoers

a very large number of things grouped together

to congregate, as around a person

to fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly

Synonyms for mob

a disorderly crowd of people


Related Words

a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities

press tightly together or cram

References in classic literature ?
Our Boston mobs are satisfied with what mischief they have already done.
Not only did his reason not reproach him for what he had done, but he even found cause for self-satisfaction in having so successfully contrived to avail himself of a convenient opportunity to punish a criminal and at the same time pacify the mob.
I could not let him go unpunished and so I have killed two birds with one stone: to appease the mob I gave them a victim and at the same time punished a miscreant.
But after a very few sentences of figurative eloquence, the pink-faced gentleman got from denouncing those who interrupted him in the mob, to exchanging defiances with the gentlemen on the hustings; whereupon arose an uproar which reduced him to the necessity of expressing his feelings by serious pantomime, which he did, and then left the stage to his seconder, who delivered a written speech of half an hour's length, and wouldn't be stopped, because he had sent it all to the Eatanswill GAZETTE, and the Eatanswill GAZETTE had already printed it, every word.
However, the mob soon came to that conclusion themselves; wherefore they called off the assault and began to debate other plans.
The mob vanished in an instant; and after them plunged the horsemen, laying about them with their whips and pitilessly riding down such as were witless enough to keep the road instead of taking to the bush.
The need of the police was to break the blockade in front before the mob could break in at the rear, and Bill Totts' need was to hold the waggon till the mob did break through.
The mob had broken through on one side the line of waggons, and was advancing, each segregated policeman the centre of a fighting group.
The mob had done its work and was scattering, and Catherine Van Vorst, still watching, could see the man she had known as Freddie Drummond.
Such was the level of brutality that the mob continued beating him long after he was dead.
Mob needs to keep his emotions in check to prevent his powers from going on a rampage.
Desert Mob is a nationally significant annual survey of art by emerging and established Aboriginal artists from desert art centres across the Northern Territory, South Australia and Western Australia.
New Delhi [India], Jul 31 ( ANI ): The Lok Sabha on Monday witnessed a heated discussion over reported incidents of mob lynching across the country with Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge accusing the government of "indirectly encouraging groups like the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal as well as Gau Rakshaks.
Nigeria-based Diamond Bank Plc has said that it has shut its Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos branch following a mob attack.
Basit narrated in Caravan that the mob took videos of assault on him while he was instructed to chant certain slogans.