Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Citations for rabble-rouser
She used every emotional trick of the rabble-rouser to whip them up into frenzies, made them drunk on emotion, created a scene of back-pounding, shouting, jittering maniacs.
He is not the rabble rouser but the persuader, the man who gives the reasons.
Origin of rabble-rouser
Rabble-rouser is a compound term formed from rabble meaning "a disorderly crowd; mob" and rouse meaning "to stir or incite." It entered English in the mid-1800s.