demagog demagog


  • (n) a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices



  1. To many who consider Father Coughlin an irresponsible demagog on the fringe of his church, the Congressional petition in his behalf came as something of a shock.
  2. It was to crush APRA that Odria took over in 1948, but APRA leaders now claim that the party has outgrown its old socialistic, demagogic, intolerant ways.
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cynic cynic
/ˈsɪ nɪk /