Definition of Demagog

1. Noun. A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices.

Exact synonyms: Demagogue, Rabble-rouser
Generic synonyms: Pol, Political Leader, Politician, Politico

Definition of Demagog

1. n. Demagogue.

Definition of Demagog

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of demagogue) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Demagog

1. to behave like a demagog (a leader who appeals to emotions and prejudices) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Literary usage of Demagog

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The BookmanPopular culture (1910)
"William R. Hereford's The demagog An absorbing romance of newspaper and political life to-day. Second printing. $1.50. "Instinct with the life of to-day, ..."

2. Progressive Democracy by Herbert David Croly (1914)
"The very condition which offered the demagog his opportunity would expose him, in case he sought to use it, to the severest of all tests. ..."

3. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1908 by United States President, James Daniel Richardson (1908)
"... Government fall into the hands of men of either of these two classes, we shall show ourselves false to America's past. Moreover, the demagog and the ..."

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