What does agitator mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word agitator.

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

  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

  3. Agitator(noun)

    an implement for shaking or mixing

  4. Origin: [L.]

Freebase

  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.

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:

    Every now and then an agitator deserves it.

  2. 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.

  3. Peter O'Neill:

    The actions of reckless individuals damaging property in Mendi has disgusted the nation, police will investigate every agitator, and every person who was involved in the unrest.

  4. 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.

  5. Craig Robinson:

    Evangelical voters are looking for a thoughtful leader at a time like this, not someone who is simply an agitator, it's the next battle, the preservation of the free exercise clause contained in the First Amendment, that they need to be concerned with.

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