[ rab-uh l-rou-zing ]
/ ˈræb əlˌraʊ zɪŋ /
of, relating to, or characteristic of a rabble-rouser.
an instance or the practice of stirring up the passions or prejudices of the public.
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Origin of rabble-rousing
First recorded in 1795–1805
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[ rab-uh l-rouz ]
/ ˈræb əlˌraʊz /
verb (used without object), rab·ble-roused, rab·ble-rousing.
to stir up the emotions or prejudices of the public; agitate.
Origin of rabble-rouse
First recorded in 1955–60; back formation from rabble-rouser
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Example sentences from the Web for rabble-rousing
Even politicians out of office found it a subject for rabble-rousing harangues.Space Platform|Murray Leinster