IPA: rˈæbʌɫ


  • (obsolete) A bewildered or meaningless string of words.
  • (obsolete) A pack of animals; or any confused collection of things.
  • A mob; a disorderly crowd.
  • (derogatory) The mass of common people; the lowest class of populace.
  • An iron bar used in puddling.


  • (intransitive) To speak in a confused manner; talk incoherently; utter nonsense
  • (transitive) To speak confusedly or incoherently; gabble or chatter out
  • (transitive) To stir with a rabble.

Examples of "rabble" in Sentences

  • It must rise above the rabble.
  • But we got shouted down by the rabble.
  • Maybe it'd be easier to join the rabble.
  • Dangdut music is familiar with the rabble.
  • The rabble was arrested and sent to the jail.
  • Thomas of Bristol dismisses the young rabble.
  • It is a contemptuous name for the rabble, the mob.
  • The rabble system includes a plurality of rabbles.
  • Come into the open, you mischievous and treacherous rabble.
  • He is comparing the countryman of the outdoors with the rabble of the city.
  • All this rabble rabble from the right and only 10% of the money has been spent. talk about jumping the gun.
  • At the head of this rabble is Judas, one of the twelve, one of those that had been many years intimately conversant with our Lord
  • So his visualization is under-stated by a factor of about 7. 18 hr 16 min ago, -2/+6I'm poor because the rich are keeping me down * rabble rabble*.
  • In the past months, you will have heard them called a "rabble", but they would appear also to be something never tried in Libya before - the genuine representatives of their own people.
  • They are a rabble, in other words, and the proper time to be sending trainers and "advisers" would be after Qaddafi has gone, when it will indeed be helpful and necessary to offer facilities and advice for a reconstituted Libyan army.
  • They hoarded their little fortunes without increasing them, and if what they called the rabble had not peopled New York and raised the price of land, which my people were merely too stolid to sell, we should long ago have gone under in penury.
  • But the notion that the established Sunni populations, with their well-established sense of dignity and cultural superiority, would consent to be ruled by the likes of Moqtada al-Sadr and his filthy Shia rabble from the slums of Baghdad is laughable.
  • You may or may not have some good things to say but when your posts are insulting and devoid of pure lines of thought then the conclusion must be your interest lies in rabble rousing as opposed to a coherent discussion of viewpoints based upon fact. blanco_nino
  • The inference, which will be seized on by the "anti-war" rabble, is that if we pulled all our troops out of Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere, all those nice little Moslem terrorists would leave us alone and go and slaughter some other poor, innocent victims (like in Madrid?).
  • And indeed there was something of Moses in this man, who thus led his little rabble from a Spanish seaport out across the salt wilderness of the ocean, and interpreted the signs for them, and stood between them and the powers of vengeance and terror that were set about their uncharted path.

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