mob-handed

mob-handed

adj, adv
informal in or with a large group of people: the police turned up mob-handed.
Translations

mob-handed

[ˌmɒbˈhændɪd] ADVen masa, en tropel, con mogollón de gente (Sp)
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This time she comes mob-handed with the Wayward Band - 10-strong when all members are on stage - to showcase their new album, You Know Me.
The Huddersfield college were mob-handed at the AOC (Association of Colleges) National finals and competed superbly in a series of events.
Mullins is also mob-handed in the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle, with 11 of the 28 confirmations housed at Closutton.
You must have encountered them: mob-handed, shrieking and giggling, they pour into your local where they occupy every inch of space at the bar.
The fourth leg at Doncaster is very competitive so the arachnid will be mob-handed with BALLESTEROS, MAGICAL MACEY and last year's winner DUNGANNON (3.
Trainer Aidan O'Brien is mob-handed in those two-year-old races with the likes of Investec Derby third-favourite Gleneagles entered in the Futurity, but there are several talented horses from other yards likely to take him on.
One of his ancestors was hauled by the neck up the side of Norwich Castle; his great-grandfather was shot at by a watchmaker in Broadgate and a French relative was responsible for the death of our King Harold (arrow to the eye, allegedly) having turned up mob-handed at Hastings to take over the country.
Clearly, reports of budget cuts in the police service have been wildly exaggerated if they're now able to turn up mob-handed every time a punch is thrown in the village (on average, once every 24 hours).
We had to go in and get the eggs mob-handed, carrying dustbins lids and brooms because the mum and dad would have ripped us to shreds otherwise," he said.
They came back mob-handed three times and took an awful lot of our equipment.
In fact O'Brien is pretty mob-handed for this one and Astrology, who looks a prospect for next year, could certainly run well, but may find Akeed Mofeed just too good on the day.
These gangs will do anything for money and come mob-handed in case they are approached.