Definition Of rabble

noun

a disorderly crowd; a mob.

he was met by a rabble of noisy, angry youths

Example Of rabble

  • A rabble gathers outside Whitechapel tube station at 2pm every Sunday afternoon, waits for the guide to make him/herself known, pays a fiver, then sets off to hear about the real history of the area.

  • Almost every pub and nightclub has scores of security staff watching out for trouble yet when the same rabble get to the public street a tiny number of Gardaí are expected to do the same job.

  • And it's no surprise. Nobody with any choices would agree to stand up in front of an undisciplined rabble every day.

  • Approval of words is obviously not obtained by referring to the official Scrabble dictionary, but is solely subject to the opinion of the vile rabble with whom you are playing.

  • ‘Independence day has always been a noisy holiday celebrating the dizzying rabble of a populist uprising,’ he writes in his inimitable style.


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