noun rab·ble–rous·er \ˈra-bəl-ˌra-zər\

: a person who makes a group of people angry, excited, or violent (such as by giving speeches) especially in order to achieve a political or social goal

Full Definition of RABBLE-ROUSER

:  one that stirs up (as to hatred or violence) the masses of the people :  demagogue
rab·ble–rous·ing \-ziŋ\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of RABBLE-ROUSER



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