rabble-rouser


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rab·ble-rous·er

(răb′əl-rou′zər)
n.
A leader or speaker who stirs up the passions of the masses; a demagogue.

rab′ble-rous′ing adj. & n.

rabble-rouser

n
a person who manipulates the passions of the mob; demagogue
ˈrabble-ˌrousing adj, n

rab′ble-rous`er



n.
a person who stirs up the passions or prejudices of the public.
[1835–45]
rab′ble-rous`ing, n., adj.

rabble-rouser

A person who makes speeches that stir up the emotions of the public.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rabble-rouser - a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices
pol, political leader, politico, politician - a person active in party politics

rabble-rouser

noun agitator, troublemaker, incendiary, firebrand, demagogue, stirrer (informal) a loud-mouthed rabble-rouser
Translations

rabble-rouser

[ˈræblˌraʊzəʳ] Ndemagogo/a m/f, agitador(a) m/f

rabble-rouser

[ˈræblraʊzəʳ] nagitatore/trice
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