US: /ˈmɑb/
UK: /mˈɒb/

English Vietnamese dictionary

mob /mɔb/
  • danh từ
    • đám đông
    • dân chúng, quần chúng, thường dân
      • mob psychology: tâm lý quần chúng
      • mob law: pháp lý quần chúng
    • đám đông hỗn tạp
    • bọn du thủ du thực
    • động từ
      • tấn công, phá phách, kéo ồ vào (đám đông người, quần chúng)

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [C, sing.+sing./pl. v.] a large crowd of people, especially one that may become violent or cause trouble: an angry / unruly mob + The mob was / were preparing to storm the building. + an excited mob of fans + mob rule (= a situation in which a mob has control, rather than people in authority)
    See also - LYNCH MOB
    2 [C, usually sing.] (informal) a group of people who are similar in some way
    Synonym: GANG
    All the usual mob were there.
    3 (the Mob) [sing.] (informal) the people involved in organized crime; the MAFIA
    Idioms see HEAVY adj.
    + verb (-bb-) [VN] [usually passive]
    1 if a crowd of birds or animals mob another bird or animal, they gather round it and attack it
    2 if a person is mobbed by a crowd of people, the crowd gathers round them in order to see them and try and get their attention

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 horde, host, press, throng, crowd, pack, herd, swarm, crush, jam, multitude, mass, body, assemblage, collection, group:
    The mob surged forward, hurling sticks and stones at anyone in uniform
    2 rabble, riff-raff, proletariat, populace, the masses, great unwashed, hoi polloi, canaille, bourgeoisie, lower classes, scum (of the earth), dregs of society:
    The mob cheered when the king was beheaded.
    3 crowd (round or around), jostle, throng, surround, beset, clamour over, swoop down on or upon:
    Thousands of screaming teenagers mobbed the singer.

    Collocation dictionary


    angry, hostile, unruly | lynch

    VERB + MOB

    break up, disperse

    MOB + VERB

    attack sb/sth, set upon sb, surround sb/sth | chant (sth), shout (sth)
    a mob of chanting fans

    MOB + NOUN

    the lawless days of mob rule and anarchy
    | violence

    Concise English dictionary

    mobbed|mobbing|mobsmɑb /mɒb
    +a disorderly crowd of people
    +a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
    +an association of criminals
    +press tightly together or cram