lynch mob Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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lynch mobnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​group of ​people who ​want to ​attack someone who they ​think has ​committed a ​seriouscrime
(Definition of lynch mob from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lynch mobnoun [C]

uk   us   disapproving
a ​group of angry ​people who attack or ​try to destroy something or someone: He criticized the "​online lynch mob" of bloggers who anonymously bash ​companies.
(Definition of lynch mob from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lynch mob”
in Chinese (Simplified) 施用私刑的暴徒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 施用私刑的暴徒…
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