- And it's no surprise. Nobody with any choices would agree to stand up in front of an undisciplined rabble every day.
- His comment to the media was that he wouldn't, as a matter of principle, talk to a rabble that used this method (marching in the streets) of expressing their views.
- They're not a rabble, there's some serious people there.
- ‘It's an 18 th-century anachronism invented by guys who didn't believe the unwashed rabble were smart enough to elect a leader,’ he says.
- It carries with it, of course, the risk that the guilty may sometimes go free, but that is a risk worth taking where the alternative may be either the arbitrary power of the state, or the power of the populist rabble.
- Approval of words is obviously not obtained by referring to the official Scrabble dictionary, but is solely subject to the opinion of the vile rabble with whom you are playing.
- Fear of the marauding rabble of dispossessed poor has existed for centuries.
- The rest of his army is a miscellaneous rabble who have never seen war, and will run away when they hear the first shot fired.
- The serving of cheap champagne in plastic cups followed, dished up by a tour guide so obviously bored by the daily grind of conveying rabbles of foreigners around the rock that I couldn't help wondering why he was there.
- The political rabble has shown its ire in ugly racial terms, too.
- They were soft-spoken men of means and education; they were not an unwashed rabble.
- He wondered how anyone could ever think that such a rabble could win a war against a trained, well-equipped Army.
- But we knew that a flag flying above our squalid little camp would convert us from a fugitive rabble into a disciplined force which - however tiny - would have to be reckoned with.
- ‘Independence day has always been a noisy holiday celebrating the dizzying rabble of a populist uprising,’ he writes in his inimitable style.
- A rabble gathers outside Whitechapel tube station at 2pm every Sunday afternoon, waits for the guide to make him/herself known, pays a fiver, then sets off to hear about the real history of the area.
- They were a right rabble, swearing and throwing rubbish around.
- Almost every pub and nightclub has scores of security staff watching out for trouble yet when the same rabble get to the public street a tiny number of Gardaí are expected to do the same job.
2derogatory(common people)the rabble — la chusma derogatory
- There were a few middle-aged guys trying to keep the rabble under control.