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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A leader who attempts to gain a following by appealing to the emotions and prejudices of people in order to advance his or her political purposes.

Usage examples (33)
  • They considered the candidate to be a demagogue, not a statesman.
  • We often use the term demagogue here at Volunteer Hoosier.
  • What makes you think this demagogue is anything different? edward says:
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