[ prop-uh-gan-dist ]
/ ˌprɒp əˈgæn dɪst /
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a person involved in producing or spreading propaganda.
a member or agent of a propaganda.
Also prop·a·gan·dis·tic. pertaining to propaganda or propagandists.
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Origin of propagandist
First recorded in 1790–1800; propagand(a) + -ist
OTHER WORDS FROM propagandist
prop·a·gan·dism, nounprop·a·gan·dis·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·prop·a·gan·dist, noun, adjectivesem·i·prop·a·gan·dist, adjective
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How to use propagandist in a sentence
His poetry is beautiful, indeed, and may indirectly even prove of some propagandistic value.
The failure of my act will lessen the moral effect, and diminish its propagandistic value.
The physical results of my act cannot affect its propagandistic value.
The attempt should be made, if only for its propagandistic effect.
"Christo Botev" had a more cultural and propagandistic nature, presenting ideological, literary, and educational programs.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole