Definitions for rabble-rouser

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


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

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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


  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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