Definitions for rabble-rouser

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rab′ble-rous`er(n.)

  1. a person who stirs up the passions or prejudices of the public.

Origin of rabble-rouser:

1835–45

rab′ble-rous`ing(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. demagogue, demagog, rabble-rouser(noun)

    a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices

Wiktionary

  1. rabble-rouser(Noun)

    A person who tries to stir up masses of people for political action by appealing to their emotions rather than their reason. A demagogue.

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