Definition of fomenter in US English:



  • See foment

    • ‘In fact, the academies were as much fomenters as symptoms of a major change.’
    • ‘Crass never went about anything in an orthodox manner during their tenure as fomenters of dissent from 1977 to 1984.’
    • ‘On the other, they have seen them as fomenters of sectarian discord in what should be the united Arab nation.’
    • ‘Socialists and communists (despite their own macho inclinations) were seen as the fomenters of feminine indiscipline.’
    • ‘And here are the American fomenters of disorder.’