rabble
rabble
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (disorganized crowd)
a. la turba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The angry rabble demanded the punishment of the rapist.La turba enfurecida exigió el castigo del violador.
b. la muchedumbre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
During the riot, the rabble burned down two cars.Durante los disturbios, la muchedumbre quemó dos automóviles.
c. la multitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The rabble took to the streets and tried to break into the town hall.La multitud tomó las calles y trató de entrar por la fuerza en la municipalidad.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(common people)
a. la chusma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Alicia says she hates public transport because she loathes to be near "the rabble."Alicia dice que odia el transporte público porque detesta estar cerca de "la chusma".
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rabble
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la multitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
rabble rouseragitador(ora) (de masas)
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rabble [ˈræbl]
noun
(disorderly crowd) gentío (m); muchedumbre (f); mogollón (m) (informal); (Esp)
the rabble (uncultured people) la chusma; a rabble of una multitud turbulenta de
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