Translation of rabble in Spanish:

rabble

muchedumbre, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrab(ə)l//ˈræbəl/

noun

  • 1

    (mob)
    muchedumbre feminine
    • 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.
    • The political rabble has shown its ire in ugly racial terms, too.
    • 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.
    • Fear of the marauding rabble of dispossessed poor has existed for centuries.
    • ‘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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • They're not a rabble, there's some serious people there.
    • He wondered how anyone could ever think that such a rabble could win a war against a trained, well-equipped Army.
    • They were soft-spoken men of means and education; they were not an unwashed rabble.
    • 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 rest of his army is a miscellaneous rabble who have never seen war, and will run away when they hear the first shot fired.
    • ‘Independence day has always been a noisy holiday celebrating the dizzying rabble of a populist uprising,’ he writes in his inimitable style.
    • 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.
  • 2derogatory

    (common people)
    the rabble la plebe derogatory informal humorous
    • There were a few middle-aged guys trying to keep the rabble under control.