rabble-rouser definition by Webster's New World
a person who tries to arouse people to anger, hatred, or violent action by appeals to emotions, prejudices, etc.; demagogue
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- rabble-rousing adjective, noun
rabble-rouser definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A leader or speaker who stirs up the passions of the masses; a demagogue.
- rabˈble-rousˌing adjective & n.