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demagoguenoun [C]

us   /ˈdem·əˌɡɑɡ/ disapproving
a person, esp. a political leader, who wins support by exciting people’s emotions rather than giving them reasons
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demagoguenoun [C]

disapproving US also demagog uk   /ˈdem.ə.ɡɒɡ/ us   /ˈdem.ə.ɡɑːɡ/
a person, especially a political leader, who wins support by exciting people's emotions rather than by having good ideas
demagogic
adjective uk   /ˌdem.əˈɡɒdʒ.ɪk/ us   /ˌdem.əˈɡɑː.dʒɪk/
demagogically
adverb uk   /ˌdem.əˈɡɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/ us   /ˌdem.əˈɡɑː.dʒɪ.kəl.i/
demagoguery
noun [U] uk   /ˌdem.əˈɡɒɡ.ər.i/ us   /ˌdem.əˈɡɑː.ɡɚ.i/
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Translations of “demagogue”
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛊惑民心的政客…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蠱惑民心的政客…
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