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rabble-rouser

[rab-uh l-rou-zer] /ˈræb əlˌraʊ zər/
noun
1.
a person who stirs up the passions or prejudices of the public, usually for his or her own interests; demagogue.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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British Dictionary definitions for rabble-rousers'

rabble-rouser

noun
1.
a person who manipulates the passions of the mob; demagogue
Derived Forms
rabble-rousing, adjective, noun
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Word Origin and History for rabble-rousers'

rabble-rouser

n.

1842, agent noun from Rabble-rousing, which first attested 1802 in Sydney Smith; from rabble (n.1) + rouse.

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