noun. ['ˈdɛməˌgɑːg'] a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices.
- political leader
- δημαγωγός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Demagogue
Example sentences of the word demagogue
1. Noun, singular or mass
He was criticized as an anti-democratic demagogue, and President Roosevelt's supporters feared if Long ran for president, he would take votes from the president and pave the way for a Republican to win.