Adjective "Demagogue" Definition and Examples




    1. a person, especially an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.

    2. (in ancient times) a leader of the people. verb (used with object), demagogued, demagoguing.

    3. to treat or manipulate (a political issue) in the manner of a demagogue; obscure or distort with emotionalism, prejudice, etc. verb (used without object), demagogued, demagoguing.

    4. to speak or act like a demagogue.


    "whiles can be demagogue."