[ spahrk-pluhg ]
/ ˈspɑrkˌplʌg /
verb (used with object), spark·plugged, spark·plug·ging. Informal.
to lead, inspire, or animate something or someone.
ringleader, malcontent, reactionary, radical, firebrand, demagogue, propagandist, zealot, anarchist, troublemaker, leftist, meddler, knave, rabble-rouser, punk, incendiary, inciter, agitator, mischief-maker, hellion
- sparkling water,
- sparkling wine,
- sparks, jared,
Origin of sparkplug
v. use of spark plug
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Burns picked up a sparkplug from the office desk as he spoke.Red Pepper Burns|Grace S. Richmond