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[rab-uh l-rou-zer] /ˈræb əlˌraʊ zər/

a person who stirs up the passions or prejudices of the public, usually for his or her own interests; demagogue.
a person who manipulates the passions of the mob; demagogue

1842, agent noun from Rabble-rousing, which first attested 1802 in Sydney Smith; from rabble (n.1) + rouse.


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