Political propaganda, especially favoring communism and disseminated through literature, drama, art, or music.
Of or for agitating and propagandizing.
Any agitprop activity or agency.
(countable) An organization or person engaged in disseminating such propaganda.
Origin of agitprop
- Russian short for otdel agitatsii i propagandy incitement and propaganda section (of the central and local committees of the Russian Communist party); name changed in 1934
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Russian "отдел (otdel) агитации (agitacii) и (i) пропаганды (propagandy)" (otdél agitácii i propagándy) - "Department for Agitation and Propaganda"