verb (used with object), mobbed, mob·bing.
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Example sentences from the Web for mob
Senators and House members who brought spurious objections to Pennsylvania’s electoral college votes after an angry mob seeking to upend our democracy stormed through the Capitol bear a heavy burden to explain their conduct.
Instead of peaceful protesters being doused in tear gas, we saw a mob posing for selfies with police and being allowed to wander the corridors of power like they couldn’t decide whether they were invading the Capitol or touring it.The Police’s Tepid Response To The Capitol Breach Wasn’t An Aberration|Maggie Koerth (email@example.com)|January 7, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Then he inspired a violent mob of his supporters to storm the Capitol.Mob violence at the Capitol underscores risks of lengthy presidential transitions|Christopher Ingraham|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
They indulged and validated these seditious tendencies, even after they incited insurrectionist mob violence.A congressman’s outburst on the House floor puts the Sedition Caucus to shame|Greg Sargent|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Many of America's top businesspeople have had enough of political pandering to the mob, and plan to deny future contributions to those who egged it on.Business leaders weigh cutting off funds to Republicans involved in electoral objections|Alexi McCammond|January 7, 2021|Axios
But the question is, could a thawing of relations result in a return to the mobbed-up action of yesteryear?Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?|John L. Smith|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
And in my case, I paid for it by having to figure out how to walk down the street [without getting mobbed].
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
The Tropicana was a mobbed-up resort riddled with hidden ownership, casino skimming, and bad debt.The Ballad of Mitzi Stauffer Briggs, Heiress Who Lost It All in Vegas|John L. Smith|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A riot ensued; the revenue officers were mobbed, one of their boats was burned, and they were forced to take refuge in the castle.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
They milled and mobbed and piled on top of one another, and by that time I had landed in the plaza fronting the temple.The Repairman|Harry Harrison
A little later another was shot down near Benedict, and a recruiting agent was mobbed and killed in Frederick County.
There was danger that the young editor would be mobbed, and the owners of the Observer took the paper out of his charge.Historic Adventures|Rupert S. Holland
Merriwell was almost mobbed by the fellows who were determined that he should drink champagne with them.Frank Merriwell's Races|Burt L. Standish
British Dictionary definitions for mob (1 of 2)
- a riotous or disorderly crowd of people; rabble
- (as modifier)mob law; mob violence