Definition of rabble-rouse in English:

rabble-rouse

verb

  • no object To inflame the emotions of the populace or of a crowd, typically with the intention of inciting action or political change.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Dawson's Fort Wayne (Indiana) Daily Times. From rabble + rouse, after rabble-rousing.

Pronunciation

rabble-rouse

/ˈrablˌraʊz/