agitation and propaganda, especially for the cause of communism.
2. (often initial capital letter)
an agency or department, as of a government, that directs and coordinates
agitation and propaganda.
Also, agitpropist. a person who is trained or takes part in such activities.
of or pertaining to agitprop.
1930–35; < Russian Agitpróp, orig. for Agitatsiónno-propagandístskiĭ otdél Agitation Propaganda Section (of the Central Committee, or a local committee, of the Communist Party); subsequently the head of such a section, or in compound names of political education organs, as agitpropbrigáda, etc.