Meaning of rent-a-crowd in English:


Translate rent-a-crowd into Spanish


(also rent-a-mob)
informal British
  • A group of people regarded as regularly or instantly available for an expedient purpose, especially a public demonstration.

    • ‘this was no rent-a-crowd chanting demands or brandishing placards’
    • ‘he brought a rent-a-crowd of supporters with him’
    • ‘the people who protested were just a rent-a-mob’