scaremonger

noun scare·mon·ger \ ˈsker-ˌməŋ-gər , -ˌmäŋ- \

Definition of scaremonger

: one inclined to raise or excite alarms especially needlessly

scaremongering

play \ˈsker-ˌməŋ-g(ə-)riŋ, -ˌmäŋ-\ noun

First Known Use of scaremonger

1888

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