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mob scene

noun

a situation where a group of people is agitated or out of control

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  • A communication from him yesterday informed them of his appearance in a mob scene.

    The So-called Human Race Bert Leston Taylor
  • Let's pick a good table right on the edge before the mob scene starts.

    Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson
  • Like I say, it was a mob scene there, practically, and they were standing in the door when I—they were in the meeting there.

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • Even Grandma, pacing a bit of choice turf near at hand, rehearsing her lines in the mob scene, was shocked at this.

    Bunker Bean Harry Leon Wilson
  • She was again rehearsing her lines in the mob scene of the equal-suffrage play.

    Bunker Bean Harry Leon Wilson
Slang definitions & phrases for mob scene

mob scene

noun phrase

A very crowded place or occasion: And the secretaries soon report that the reception room is a mob scene (1922+ fr motion pictures)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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