Translation of "mob" - English-Japanese dictionary

mob

noun uk /mɒb/ us /mɑb/

a large group of people that is often violent or not organized

暴徒
an angry mob
verb uk /mɒb/ us /mɑb/ present participle mobbing, past tense and past participle mobbed

If a group of people mob someone, they get close to and surround that person in order to try to see him or her.

人の周りに群がる
She was mobbed by photographers.

(Translation of “mob” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)