Definition: an individual who uses false statements to incite fear and resentment in order to obtain power
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): agitator, inciter
Antonym(s): peacemaker, uniter
1. The inexperienced political candidate is a demagogue who plans to obtain votes by inciting fear.
2. Because the man is a demagogue, he often makes false claims to enhance his image.
3. Some people say Donald Trump is a demagogue who has the capacity to spread enough fear and hatred to become the next Hitler.