rabble rouser

rabble rouser

Someone who incites others to emotional reaction and/or action; someone who tries to make trouble. The term is always used in a negative way. How can you listen to that fool? He's just a rabble rouser trying to sway mindless followers so that they join his cause.
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The rabble rouser is selling the match as the "male chauvinist pig versus the hairy legged feminist".
My first ever co-star, friend and rabble rouser in the industry.
PENARTH Songwriters' Circle will welcome former Boo Radleys hit songwriter Martin Carr, banjowielding Canadian rabble rouser Darren Eedens and London folk virtuoso George Frakes this week.
Anti-Semitic rabble rouser extraordinaire Dieudonne M'bala M'bala began the new year with the usual controversy and clamor for negative attention, culminating in his being called in for questioning by the police, suspected of armed assault on bailiffs.
Davidson's debut as a digital rabble rouser came in 2003.
This event is sponsored by Rabble Rouser Studios and the hotel.
No bones about it, Troy's a rabble rouser, but his sharp songwriting skills and proletariat bent make listening to him a joy.
If you express as opinion it's almost like you're some sort of radical rabble rouser.
Gavin's material switches from friendly pub philosopher to ranting rabble rouser with sharp one-liners and lively observations.
Before then, she had been a public health nurse in downtown Toronto, a fundraiser and board member for a secular development organization, then a rabble rouser, writer and publisher of a newsletter raising awareness on the political situation in South Africa in the late 1970s.
A Making sure your rabble rouser gets her job done adequately is the most important first step you can take to improve this situation, the panel advises.
Williams had the local news media's and elites' stamp of approval as the tolerably troublesome rabble rouser because he didn't really rouse the rabble.
Sitting quietly by the pond that she proudly calls "Lake Nottingham," she ponders how she came to be known as "a rabble rouser.
IN response to ex Militant rabble rouser Tony Mulhearn's comments about cllr Joe Anderson getting into bed with Liberals.
Providence's Jared Paul is something of a rabble rouser, his performances a verbal Molotov cocktail of hip-hop, sparse spoken word and political rhetoric.