Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mob.

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Examples

  • They lived in a time when mob violence was so common that the word mobbed was a verb.

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  • After a talk at a personal-genetics conference in Boston last May, Anne was "mobbed," says Knome's Dr. Pearson, who heard her talk.

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  • From farmers "mobbed" off their lands, to union organizers beaten, to anti-war protestors unjustly imprisoned, to "un-American activities" committees, to Civil Rights activists murdered -- America has traveled an almost-constant and continuing road of such struggles.

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  • From farmers "mobbed" off their lands, to union organizers beaten, to anti-war protestors unjustly imprisoned, to "un-American activities" committees, to Civil Rights activists murdered -- American has traveled a long road of such struggles.

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  • Turns out they were looking at Evan, who had gotten kind of mobbed by similar girls.

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  • Airport officials had decided to keep reporters away from earthquake survivors after learning that the media had "mobbed" earthquake survivors in

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  • Airport officials had decided to keep reporters away from earthquake survivors after learning that the media had "mobbed" earthquake survivors in Fort Lauderdale and "caused serious concerns with the repatriation efforts," according to the report.

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  • The threats Bhutto had made against the Taliban and al-Qaeda certainly got the attention of the militants, and on October 19 two suicide bombers targeted the former prime minister in Karachi as she made her triumphant return from exile mobbed by hundreds of thousands of supporters.

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  • Cruising into second with a standup double, he is mobbed by his teammates as a parade of flashbulbs pop in celebration of his newly constructed penthouse; a place where only he resides as the man with the most career hits in the history of the New York Yankees.

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  • The bench coaches mobbed their manager; who felt the weight of the world leave his shoulders.

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