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mob

 
 
pronunciation:
mab
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large crowd of angry or excited people.
A mob gathered outside the jail.
similar words:
crowd, crush, drove, herd, horde, host, throng
definition 2: (informal) an organized group of people who break the law.
Police arrested members of the mob.
similar words:
gang, racket, underworld
definition 3: a group of animals of a certain type that live and travel together.
A group of kangaroos is called a mob.
synonyms:
drove, flock, herd
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mobs, mobbing, mobbed
definition: to crowd around, when angry or excited.
The people mobbed the president after his speech.
similar words:
encircle, surround
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