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ad captandum vulgus

[ahd kahp-tahn-doo m woo l-goo s; English ad kap-tan-duh m vuhl-guh s] /ɑd kɑpˈtɑn dʊm ˈwʊl gʊs; English æd kæpˈtæn dəm ˈvʌl gəs/
in order to please the mob.
Origin of ad captandum vulgus
literally, for courting the crowd Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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