Translation of "mob" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /mɒb/ us /mɑb/

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

turba, multidão
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.

assediar, cercar
She was mobbed by photographers.

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