demagogue

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Noun[change]

Singular
demagogue

Plural
demagogues

  1. (countable) A demagogue is a leader who keeps power by being liked. Usually, this means someone who makes bad policy in order to gain quick popularity.

Verb[change]

Plain form
demagogue

Third-person singular
demagogues

Past tense
demagogued

Past participle
demagogued

Present participle
demagoguing

  1. If you demagogue, you speak or do things as a demagogue would.