Riot Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Riot, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Riot?

(n) Riot is the association of peoples to create disturbance in the society, by spoiling the peace existing, damaging the property, causing injury to the peoples, creating an atmosphere of fear and distress among the people etc., in an uncontrollable manner as a spontaneous reaction of some incidents or events.