rabble-rouser

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

Definition of rabble-rouser

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

rabble-rousing

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First Known Use of rabble-rouser

1843



RABBLE-ROUSER Defined for English Language Learners

rabble-rouser

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Definition of rabble-rouser for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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