- a person or thing that rouses people, such as a stirring speech or compelling rock song
- (in combination)rabble-rouser
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Reverend [Jesse] Jackson started as a rabble-rouser in Chicago and ended up running for president and having a talk show on CNN.
On The Real Housewives of New York City, Alex McCord has morphed from wallflower to rabble-rouser.The Real Housewives of New York City's Alex McCord Lets Loose|Nicole LaPorte|May 25, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Before Abraham Lincoln was a Republican and a staid statesman, he was a Whig and a rabble-rouser.
And I'd got pretty slack till you woke us up last night—I say, that was a rouser again.Dolly Reforming Herself|Henry Arthur Jones
The boys were going to have a rouser that night; everybody out in front of the gym before dinner for songs and speeches.The Mystery of Arnold Hall|Helen M. Persons
He looked from his charges to the ranting fear-crazed rabble-rouser.Turning Point|Alfred Coppel
It's a regular rouser, and you'll be as wet as a sop before we get home.
The average head of a democratic state is not ipso facto the best rabble-rouser within that state, but merely one of the best.The American Credo|George Jean Nathan