What does agitator mean?

Definitions for agitator
ˈædʒ ɪˌteɪ tərag·i·ta·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitator, fomenter(noun)

    one who agitates; a political troublemaker

Wiktionary

  1. agitator(Noun)

    One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; as, political reformers and agitators.

  2. agitator(Noun)

    An implement for shaking or mixing.

  3. agitator(Noun)

    One of a body of men appointed by the army, in Cromwell's time, to look after their interests; called also adjutators.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agitator(noun)

    one who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; as, political reformers and agitators

    Etymology: [L.]

  2. Agitator(noun)

    one of a body of men appointed by the army, in Cromwell's time, to look after their interests; -- called also adjutators

    Etymology: [L.]

  3. Agitator(noun)

    an implement for shaking or mixing

    Etymology: [L.]

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  1. Agitator

    An agitator is a person who actively supports some ideology or movement with speeches and especially actions. The Agitators were a political movement as well as elected representatives of soldiers, including the New Model Army of Oliver Cromwell, during the English Civil War. They were also known as adjutators. Many of the ideas of the movement were later adopted by the Levellers.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of agitator in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of agitator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of agitator in a Sentence

  1. Michael Cohen:

    Nobody wants to see anybody get beaten up, but if a guy goes there with a purpose ... he wants to be an agitator ... you know what, that's between the individual who wants to be an agitator and the people that are there to listen to Mr. Trump.

  2. Rob Berschinski:

    Secretary Pompeo notion that religious liberty and property rights are inherently more important than, for instance, freedom from discrimination, is dangerous. And Secretary Pompeo assertion that President Donald Trump stands opposed to those fomenting division in American society, rather than as a leading agitator of societal discord, is simply absurd.

  3. Michael Cohen:

    The guy is a professional agitator, he went there to cause a problem...It's like the guy walking into a bar looking to start a fight.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    If a person talks vociferously against any powerful, affluent individual or group and gains in support many people around on the social media or the physical ground, then the two things are to be first found. First, the agitator's real source of income and second, the true identity of the supporters who have come.

  5. Michael Cohen:

    Every now and then an agitator deserves it.

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