View definitions for rabble-rouser


noun as in passionate orator

Discover More

Example Sentences

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.

Before Abraham Lincoln was a Republican and a staid statesman, he was a Whig and a rabble-rouser.

He looked from his charges to the ranting fear-crazed rabble-rouser.

The average head of a democratic state is not ipso facto the best rabble-rouser within that state, but merely one of the best.


Synonym of the Day

Which one is a synonym for muddle?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rabble-rouser, such as: agitator, demagogue, firebrand, and incendiary.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.