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Noun: demagogue  'de-mu,góg
  1. A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices
    - demagog [US], rabble-rouser

Derived forms: demagogues

Type of: pol [N. Amer], political leader, politician, politico, pollie [Austral], polly [Austral]

Encyclopedia: Demagogue