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English definition of “rabble”

rabble

noun [C usually singular, + sing/pl verb]     /ˈræb.l̩/ disapproving
a large noisy uncontrolled group of people : The defeated army returned home as a demoralized rabble. He views his opponents as a mindless rabble.Groups of people the rabble people of a low social position : Her speech stirred the emotions of the rabble.Ordinary people
(Definition of rabble noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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