- an organized effort by a large number of people, especially those not forming part of the elite of a given society, to bring about pervasive changes in existing social, economic, or political institutions, frequently characterized by charismatic leadership.
Origin of mass movement
First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for mass movement
The rack hadn't hit the top of the slide before there was a sort of mass-movement towards the mutuel windows.The Big Fix
George Oliver Smith