demagogic

[ dem-uh-goj-ik, -gog-, -goh-jik ]
/ ˌdɛm əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, -ˈgɒg-, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a demagogue.

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Also dem·a·gog·i·cal.

Origin of demagogic

1825–35; < Greek dēmagōgikós, equivalent to dēmagōg(ós) (see demagogue) + -ikos -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM demagogic

dem·a·gog·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words nearby demagogic

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British Dictionary definitions for demagogic

demagogic

demagogical

/ (ˌdɛməˈɡɒɡɪk) /

adjective

of, characteristic of, relating to, or resembling a demagogue

Derived forms of demagogic

demagogically, adverb
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