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verb as in come upon by pushing; surround


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They may come on as rugged individualists, but the giveaway is they’re always in shambling mobs looking for something to eat.

A few hundred to a couple thousand members is usually good—once you get more than that, you have a large enough group where toxicity and mob mentality start to slowly take over.

“We can’t allow the Left-wing MOB to undermine our Election,” one missive says.

If you say the wrong thing, you get a Twitter mob after you, and the next thing you know, you might lose your job.

Even before greeting him, maybe to disarm the man after a span of two decades that felt like a span of two decades, I told him I was surprised that there was no mob around him.

Dozens of teenagers mobbing stores for a simultaneous shoplifting spree.

By the time she reached the parking lot, “people were just mobbing out of the mall.”

Yes, and if these mobbing knaves can be kept quiet then, we shall be in a situation to ask no favors.

That night the sheriff called out a large number of men to prevent a set of scoundrels from Merced from mobbing me.

The little birds, impelled by rage or fear, or a silly combination of both, assemble for the purpose of mobbing the common enemy.

The boys fought their way through the throngs that were almost mobbing them to get at the victorious girls.

The disappointment of the Americans showed itself by mobbing some French seamen in Boston, whither their fleet retired.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mobbing, such as: swarm, jostle, throng, crowd, riot, and attack.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.