rabble-rousing

[ rab-uhl-rou-zing ]
/ ˈræb əlˌraʊ zɪŋ /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a rabble-rouser.

noun

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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Example sentences from the Web for rabble-rousing

  • Even politicians out of office found it a subject for rabble-rousing harangues.

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