mob mob  /ˈmɑb/


  1. (n) a disorderly crowd of people
  2. (n) a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
  3. (n) an association of criminals
  4. (v) press tightly together or cram

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  1. Pariser sits at the nexus of what Howard Rheingold would call a smart mob.
  2. He was the victim of a mob, not a lobby.
  3. Two hundred strong, the mob marched westward with its massed flags along Little Rock's 14th Street toward Central High School, shouting, cursing, and singing to the tune of Dixie.


  1. R.I.P. White Girl Mob, 2011 - (Not Quite) 2013

    In Memoriam White Girl Mob May 27, 2011-June 13, 2013 A video interview posted to yesterday put the nail in the coffin of this barely two-year-old entity, formerly comprised of Kreay...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: SF Weekly Blogs

  2. ‘Flash mob’ celebrates retiring teachers

    Teacher Lynn Kastholm thanks students following a "flash mob" performed by the student body after Field Day at Walker School in Clarendon Hills on May 31. Kastholm is one of three teachers are retiring this school year.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Huntley Farmside

  3. 'Trash Mob' to prevent trash from washing into creeks

    What a flash mob is to dancing, a trash mob is to picking up trash, as the Beargrass Creek Alliance sees it.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

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