Synonyms for rabble:
dreg, herd, scum.
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 2 (noun)
lumpenproletariat, scum, dreg, trash.
ragtag and bobtail (noun)
Usage examples for rabble:
- He says to me: There isn't a soul here to speak to; all, he says, are rabble, all, you see, are just so many peasants, and they live like peasants. - "Plays A Protégée of the Mistress; Poverty Is No Crime; Sin and Sorrow Are Common to All; It's a Family Affair--We'll Settle It Ourselves", Alexander Ostrovsky.
- Nothing but a rabble. - "The Pretty Lady", Arnold E. Bennett.