Synonyms
Etymology

1. demagogue

noun. ['ˈdɛməˌgɑːg'] a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices.

Synonyms

  • political leader
  • rabble-rouser
  • pol
  • politico
  • politician

Etymology

  • δημαγωγός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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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.

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