Meaning of demagogic in English:


Pronunciation /dɛməˈɡɒɡɪk/

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See demagogue

‘Scapegoats have been created in a demagogic and provocative fashion in order to justify the strengthening of existing laws.’
  • ‘Overall, this stance of ‘solve X and Y before you tackle Z’ comes across to me as mere demagogic rhetoric, the end result of which will be that X, Y, and Z will remain unsolved.’
  • ‘To describe this film as dishonest and demagogic would almost be to promote these terms to the level of respectability.’
  • ‘And I'm sure they'll be as strident and demagogic as ever in warning us of the disastrous consequences of failure.’
  • ‘If they do vote it is only for the most demagogic of reasons.’