German translation of 'mob'
1. (= crowd) Horde f
(riotous, violent) Mob m
they went in a mob to the town hall sie stürmten zum Rathaus
2. (informal) (= criminal gang) Bande f
(= clique) Haufen m
the Mob (= the Mafia) die Mafia
the mob (pejorative) (= the masses) die Masse(n npl)
herfallen über +acc
[actor, pop star] belagern
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Example Sentences Including 'mob'
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Crowds mobbed their box and had to be moved along by the police.Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)
When the raucous mob that often passed for an audience threw beer cans at him, he just slung them back.Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing (2006)
Yet the mob continued to attack.THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)
A larger white mob fought back.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Before long, mob bosses were wondering whether he should disappear on a permanent basis.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Then a few feet further on she is mobbed by a group of screaming schoolgirls.The Sun (2015)
It is a scene from a mob film.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The trains were mobbed as people tried to climb on to join them.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Both had to clamber over a fence to escape a mob, angry over a planned 2,900 job losses.The Sun (2016)
But an emergency crew arrived only to be surrounded by a mob outside the family home.The Sun (2009)
From the eastern side it looked like an angry drunken mob.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He was reportedly obliged to leave London under a police escort, pursued by an angry mob.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That night the townships erupted in violence and mobs went on the rampage.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The mobs stoned cars and looted shops.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We were mobbed by people wanting to take photos.The Sun (2013)
Yesterday morning, the hugely popular politician was mobbed by adoring crowds before his big speech.The Sun (2013)
Yet a mob attacked two policemen in a Croydon shopping centre in broad daylight.The Sun (2008)
Yet within a few years, she could not walk outside without being mobbed.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Mob surrounds the car and threats to turn it over.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The fear of missing out may make it easy to assemble a crowd, but angry mobs do not become us.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: mob NOUN
A mob is a large, disorganized, and often violent crowd of people.
The police watched a growing mob of demonstrators gathering.
British English: mob VERB
If you say that someone is being mobbed by a crowd of people, you mean that the people are trying to talk to them or get near them in an enthusiastic or threatening way.
Her car was mobbed by the media.
Translation of mob from the Collins English to German Dictionary