Origin of rabble1
Words nearby rabble
Other definitions for rabble (2 of 2)
Origin of rabble2
OTHER WORDS FROM rabblerabbler, noun
How to use rabble in a sentence
All the excitement of her rabble rousing had been suitably extinguished, along with our enthusiasm for this show.‘Downton Abbey’ Finale Review: The Depressing Demise of a Once-Great Show|Kevin Fallon|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is because, to the rabble-rousers Reed can manage to convene these days, Priebus is Da Man.
The trial brought accusations of lewd rabble-rousing and rampant sexism at corporate events—bad publicity to say the least.
He was quickly apprehended by the cops, who lined the street and kept rabble rousers on the sidewalks.The Renegade Parade: New York City’s Halloween Party Survives|Lizzie Crocker, Caitlin Dickson|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Earlier in the book, Murray waxed indignant about the "condescension toward the rabble" he detected in the new upper class.
A touch of the spurs sent Nejdi with a mighty bound into the midst of the rabble who held the road.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Soult's corps arrived without cannon or baggage, a mere armed rabble, and Ney's men jeered at the disorganised battalions.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Maltby and Butler chased John Burke and his rabble up and down the country, but could never come up with them.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
But a woful rude rabble there was, and such noises, made my head ake all this evening.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
This process effected a total change of deportment in the small rabble that stood looking on.