verb (used with object), mobbed, mob·bing.
Origin of mob1
Examples from the Web for mobbed
His is a fanbase so fanatical that even those pretending to be him are mobbed and celebrated.This Charming Man: Meet 'Ronnissey,' Brooklyn's Fake Morrissey|Michael Moynihan|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On its way to the stadium, the team passes through the Grove down the Walk of Champions, mobbed by adoring fans.Ole Miss Football Games Unite a Son and His Aging Father|Stuart Stevens|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was mobbed by paparazzi and testifying under oath for the first time.Martha Stewart in the Dock Over Macy’s Lawsuit: ‘I Did My Time!’|Lloyd Grove|March 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
About an hour into the show, Jason Bateman tried to leave early and was mobbed by fans chanting his name in the parking lot.The Independent Spirit Awards Give the F Word to the Oscars|Ramin Setoodeh|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Assad was mobbed by supporters as he tried to leave the room.In Rare Damascus Speech, Assad Acknowledges Suffering|Mike Giglio|January 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The poor fellow was mobbed by the infuriated workmen who saw that their labor was apparently to be taken from them by machinery.
They were more than once mobbed and their meetings broken up by rowdies.
Even so, you would but have been mobbed for your incorrigible beauty.Zuleika Dobson|Max Beerbohm
Mr. Guthrie, it seems, was unpopular at Stirling, and was once mobbed there.Cock Lane and Common-Sense|Andrew Lang
If he had ventured into Sootythorn, he would have been mobbed and pelted, or perhaps lynched.Wenderholme|Philip Gilbert Hamerton
British Dictionary definitions for mobbed (1 of 2)
- a riotous or disorderly crowd of people; rabble
- (as modifier)mob law; mob violence