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rabble–rouser

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

Simple Definition of rabble–rouser

  • : 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

  1. :  one that stirs up (as to hatred or violence) the masses of the people :  demagogue

rab·ble–rous·ing play \-ziŋ\ noun or adjective

1843

First Known Use of rabble–rouser

1843


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