Definition of mobocracy in US English:


nounPlural mobocracies

  • Rule or domination by the masses.

    • ‘The government has failed, police has failed, intelligence has failed and mobocracy is ruling the roost.’
    • ‘Sharp countered this, but others reacted by opposing the coming convention, saying it would promote mobocracy.’
    • ‘The mobocracy rules the biggest nation in the name of democracy.’
    • ‘We have only the permission for that use and disposal, and then only so long as we dutifully serve the reigning mobocracy in the manner it deems desirable.’
    • ‘This is, after all, a democracy and not a mobocracy.’
    lawlessness, absence of government, nihilism, revolution, insurrection, riot, rebellion, mutiny, disorder, disorganization, misrule, chaos, tumult, turmoil, mayhem, pandemonium
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