Definition of demagogue noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

demagogue

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdɛməˌɡɑɡ//
 
(disapproving)
 
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a political leader who tries to win support by using arguments based on emotion rather than reason
NAmE//ˌdɛməˈɡɑɡɪk//
 
, NAmE//ˌdɛməˈɡɑdʒɪk//
 
adjective
demagoguery
 
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NAmE//ˈdɛməˌɡɑɡəri//
 
demagogynoun
NAmE//ˈdɛməˌɡɑɡi//
 
, NAmE//ˈdɛməˌɡɑdʒi//
 
, NAmE//ˈdɛməˌɡoʊdʒi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: demagogue