Populace vs. Rabble

Populace vs. Rabble — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Populace and Rabble

Populacenoun

The general public; the masses.

Rabblenoun

A tumultuous crowd; a mob.

Populacenoun

A population.

Rabblenoun

The lowest or unrefined class of people. Often used with the.

Populacenoun

The common people of a nation.

Rabblenoun

A group of persons regarded with contempt

"After subsisting on the invisible margins of the art scene ... he was 'discovered' in the mid-80's, along with a crowd of like-minded rabble from the East Village" (Richard B. Woodward).

Populacenoun

The inhabitants of a nation.

Rabblenoun

An iron bar used to stir and skim molten iron in puddling.

Populacenoun

people in general considered as a whole;

he is a hero in the eyes of the public

Rabblenoun

Any of various similar tools or mechanically operated devices used in roasting or refining furnaces.

Rabbleverb

To stir or skim (molten iron) with an iron bar.

Rabbleverb

(intransitive) To speak in a confused manner; talk incoherently; utter nonsense

Rabbleverb

(transitive) To speak confusedly or incoherently; gabble or chatter out

Rabbleverb

(transitive) To stir with a rabble.

Rabblenoun

(obsolete) A bewildered or meaningless string of words.

Rabblenoun

(obsolete) A pack of animals; or any confused collection of things.

Rabblenoun

A mob; a disorderly crowd.

Rabblenoun

(derogatory) The mass of common people; the lowest class of populace.

Rabblenoun

An iron bar used in puddling.

Rabblenoun

a disorderly crowd of people

Rabblenoun

disparaging terms for the common people