rent-a-crowd

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Etymology[edit]

The term is derived from a fictional company, Rentacrowd Ltd., mentioned in the Peter Simple (Michael Wharton) columns in the UK Daily Telegraph newspaper.

Noun[edit]

rent-a-crowd (plural rent-a-crowds)

  1. A group of people who are paid to attend an event to increase attendance figures, rather than attending of their own volition.

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