In layman's terms - a group of people creating rules typically by use of violence
Mob Rule Definition & Meaning
Mob rule refers to a situation in which a group of people make decisions or take actions based on the opinions of the majority. Mob rule often leads to chaos and violence.
Mob Rule Used in a Sentence
- The school principal put a stop to mob rule by the students who were trying to change the school's dress code.
- The police were called in to restore order as the protest against curfew turned into a violent outburst of mob rule.
Mob Rule Similar Words & Phrases (Synonyms)
- Crowd rule
- Mass control
- Popular uprising
- Mob violence
- Black Mail
Mob Rule Opposite Words & Phrases (Antonyms)