The definition of a mob is a large and often unruly crowd.(noun)
An example of a mob is hundreds of people waiting outside of a store to shop on Black Friday.
To mob is defined as to crowd into or to fill with a lot of people.(verb)
An example of to mob is for hundreds of people to race into a store all at once.
See mob in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L mobile (vulgus), movable (crowd)
See mob in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Short for mobile
Origin: , from Latin mōbile (vulgus), fickle (crowd)
Origin: , neuter of mōbilis; see mobile.
See mob in Ologies
See also crowds.
the behavior of a mob. —mobbish, adj. —mobbishly, adv.
a reverence for and veneration of the mob.
a rule or government by a mob. —ochlocrat, n. —ochlocratie, ochlocratical, adj.
an abnormal fear of crowds or mobs. — ochlophobe, n. —ochlophobic, adj.
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