Meaning of rabble-rousing

rab•ble-rous•ing

Pronunciation: (rab'ul-rou"zing), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a rabble-rouser.
—n.
  1. an instance or the practice of stirring up the passions or prejudices of the public.
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