in a Sentence
Definition of Demagogue
a political leader who tries to influence people by making emotional speeches
Examples of Demagogue in a sentence
Todd wrote an excellent paper describing Hitler as a demagogue.
The agitators were led by an angry demagogue whose mission was to overthrow the government.
Because of the frantic way he delivers his speeches, the preacher comes across as a crazed demagogue.
Only a demagogue could persuade so many people to rebel against authority.
If a demagogue takes over the throne, the country will be well on its way to self-destruction.
The arrogant demagogue made a crazy speech which did not appeal to the educated elite.
When he appealed to the desires of his followers, the demagogue found it was an effortless task to raise campaign funds.
The outrageous post was written by a demagogue who used social networks to influence voters.
Although he had no logical solution to the gasoline crisis, the demagogue was quick to find fault in the solutions offered by others.
Once you are in office, you do not want to be perceived as a demagogue who does not accept rational ideas.
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