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Is mob a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word mob is a Scrabble US word. The word mob is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

M3O1B3

Is mob a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word mob is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

M3O1B3

Is mob a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word mob is a Words With Friends word. The word mob is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

M4O1B4

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You can make 5 words from 'mob' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'mob'

MOB 7 

2 letters words from 'mob'

BO 4MO 4
OB 4OM 4

All 3 letters words made out of mob

mob omb mbo bmo obm bom

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Definitions and meaning of mob

mob

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: mŏb, IPA(key): /mɒb/
  • (General American) enPR: mŏb, IPA(key): /mɑb/
  • Rhymes: -ɒb

Etymology 1

From Middle English mob, short for mobile, from Latin mōbile (vulgus) (fickle (crowd)). The video-gaming sense originates from English mobile, used by Richard Bartle for objects capable of movement in an early MUD.

Noun

mob (plural mobs)

  1. A large or disorderly group of people; especially one bent on riotous or destructive action.
    • February 13, 1788, James Madison, Jr., Federalist No. 55
      Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob.
  2. (collective noun) A group of animals such as horses or cattle.
  3. (collective noun) A group of kangaroos.
  4. (collective noun) A flock of emus.
  5. The Mafia, or a similar group that engages in organized crime (preceded by the).
    • 1986, Paul Chadwick, Concrete: Under the Desert Stars, Dark Horse Books
      What if it is a mob killing? They can’t hurt me, but …
  6. (video games) A non-player character, especially one that exists to be fought or killed to further the progression of the story or game.
    • 2002, "Wolfie", Re: Whoa - massive changes due in next patch (on newsgroup alt.games.everquest)
      You can't win with small, balanced groups. You have to zerg the mob with a high number of players.
  7. (archaic) The lower classes of a community; the rabble.
  8. (Australian Aboriginal) A group of Aboriginal people associated with an extended family group, clan group or wider community group, from a particular place or country.
    • 2011 March 10, Allan Clarke, W.A. through Noongar eyes
      There’s nothing like local knowledge and after thousands of years living here the Noongar mob understand this land better than anyone, so it makes sense for them to tap into the lucrative tourism industry.
Synonyms
  • (mafia): mafia, Mafia
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

mob (third-person singular simple present mobs, present participle mobbing, simple past and past participle mobbed)

  1. (transitive) To crowd around (someone), sometimes with hostility.
    The fans mobbed a well-dressed couple who resembled their idols.
  2. (transitive) To crowd into or around a place.
    The shoppers mobbed the store on the first day of the sale.
Translations

Etymology 2

Alteration of mab.

Noun

mob (plural mobs)

  1. (obsolete) A promiscuous woman; a harlot or wench; a prostitute. [17th-18th c.]
  2. A mob cap.
    • c. 1773-1774, Oliver Goldsmith, letter to Mrs Bunbury
      cover their faces with mobs
Derived terms
  • mob cap

Verb

mob (third-person singular simple present mobs, present participle mobbing, simple past and past participle mobbed)

  1. (transitive) To wrap up in, or cover with, a cowl.

Etymology 3

Abbreviation of mobile phone.

Noun

mob (plural mobs)

  1. mobile phone
Usage notes
  • This is most often used in signwriting to match with the other three-letter abbreviations tel (telephone) and fax (facsimile).

Further reading

  • Mob in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)

References

Anagrams

  • BMO, BOM, BoM, MBO, OMB

Danish

Verb

mob

  1. imperative of mobbe

French

Etymology

Clipping of mobylette.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɔb/

Noun

mob f (plural mobs)

  1. (colloquial) scooter, moped

Further reading

  • “mob”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

Volapük

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mob/

Noun

mob (nominative plural mobs)

  1. suggestion

Declension

Derived terms

  • mobön

White Hmong

Etymology

From Proto-Hmong-Mien *ʔmun (illness, pain). Cognate with Iu Mien mun.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɒ˥/

Verb

mob

  1. to be ill/sick; to hurt; to be unwell

References

  • Ernest E. Heimbach, White Hmong - English Dictionary (1979, SEAP Publications)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to crowd about.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)