Definition of Rabble-rousing

1. Adjective. Arousing to action or rebellion.




Definition of Rabble-rousing

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of rabblerousing) ¹

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Literary usage of Rabble-rousing

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1. The Republican Campaign Textbook by Republican National Committee (U.S.), Republican Congressional Committee (1908)
"... on to quickly talk himself to death ; but as it is Mr. Bryan's demagogic loquacity is to be the main reliance of his party for rabble-rousing votes. ..."

2. The Papacy and the Levant (1204-1571). by Kenneth M. Setton (1984)
"... "governor of the Holy Roman Empire," demanding his support of the Dominicans against the rabble-rousing activities of Ulrich, whom the pope regards as ..."

3. The Regenerators: A Study of the Graft Prosecution of San Francisco by Theodore F. Bonnet (1911)
"... the shooting were filled with the rabble-rousing words of Mr. Spreckels, Mr. Phelan and their several satellites. By all it was assumed that Heney was ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1844)
"The fusion and confusion of parties, and the eternal repetition of rabble-rousing words, will be ' tilings that were' before our next number is out. ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1844)
"The fusion and confusion of parties, and the eternal repetition of rabble-rousing words, will be ' things that were' before our next number is out Then we ..."

6. The First Yugoslavia: Search for a Viable Political System by Alex N. Dragnich (1983)
"... "rabble-rousing."" When the delegates met with Prince Regent Alexander, they informed him of the National Council's decision in favor of union and made ..."

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