agitation and propaganda, especially for the cause of communism.
(often initial capital letter) an agency or department, as of a government, that directs and coordinates agitation and propaganda.
Also, agitpropist. a person who is trained or takes part in such activities.
of or relating to agitprop.
Having reviewed anti-Israeli agitprop masquerading as theater, I was prepared to join critics in hating The Death of Klinghoffer.
See the Met’s ‘Klinghoffer,’ Then Judge It James Kirchick November 3, 2014
agitprop, in turn, is responsible for the transmission of guidelines down to the lowest levels of party organization.
Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
(often capital) (formerly) a bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, in charge of agitation and propaganda on behalf of Communism
any promotion, as in the arts, of political propaganda, esp of a Communist nature
(as modifier): agitprop theatre
also agit-prop, 1938, from Russian agitatsiya “agitation” (from French agitation; see agitation) + propaganda, from German (see propaganda).
agl programming (Atelier de Genie Logiciel) French for IPSE. (1997-01-07) Historical Examples Some of the same critics also could scarcely choose between these and his songs to agl in her day, or Camille in hers. “Le Monsieur De La Petite Dame” Frances Hodgson Burnett His head-dress is encircled with the black ‘agl of camel’s hair […]
one of the Graces. Historical Examples In her babyhood Aglaia herself repudiated the name, as far as common use went, and persisted in calling herself “Dums.” Sixes and Sevens O. Henry One day, only a week after her fourth birthday, Aglaia disappeared. Sixes and Sevens O. Henry The delight of the miller’s life was his […]
- Aglaophon of thasos
flourished 6th to 5th centuries b.c, Greek painter: father and teacher of Polygnotus.
; blazing: The sky was aglare with spotlights. Historical Examples His eyes were aglare with a terrible rage and hate; he stepped backward a little, bending his right arm, spreading the fingers. ‘Drag’ Harlan Charles Alden Seltzer The high Balsam peaks were shaken by thunder and aglare with lightning. Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney […]