propagandist

[ prop-uh-gan-dist ]
/ ˌprɒp əˈgæn dɪst /

noun

a person involved in producing or spreading propaganda.
a member or agent of a propaganda.

adjective

Also prop·a·gan·dis·tic. pertaining to propaganda or propagandists.

Origin of propagandist

First recorded in 1790–1800; propagand(a) + -ist
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propagandist


n.

1797, from propaganda + -ist. Related: Propagandistic.

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