Definition of agitprop
: propaganda; especially : political propaganda promulgated chiefly in literature, drama, music, or art
Recent Examples of agitprop from the Web
Trump Jr.'s Twitter feed is a rolling repository of right-wing talking points interspersed with viral agitprop and acid, often protracted indictments of the news media.
Hodgkinson had spouted far left agitprop for some time before making his way east.
There’s an element of the Theater of the Absurd to all of this political agitprop directed at one vulnerable congressman.
Google Trends shows search interest in agitprop over the last five years has come mostly from Russia, followed by the Unites States and Britain.
Agitprop is short for agitatsiya propaganda, according to Encyclopedia Britannica.
All languages borrow words from other languages — Americans may recognize agitprop, sputnik, babushka or cosmonaut.
First-rate agitprop has a way of drifting far from its primary causes.
At two Davos forums, Swiss agitprop artist Johannes Gees rigged laser projectors to beam enormous messages onto the sides of mountains and buildings.
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Origin and Etymology of agitprop
Russian, ultimately from agitatsiya agitation + propaganda
First Known Use: 1925See Words from the same year
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