Meaning of fomenter in English:


Pronunciation /fə(ʊ)ˈmɛntə/


See foment

‘And here are the American fomenters of disorder.’
  • ‘Crass never went about anything in an orthodox manner during their tenure as fomenters of dissent from 1977 to 1984.’
  • ‘They have seen them as fomenters of sectarian discord.’
  • ‘In fact, the academies were as much fomenters as symptoms of a major change.’
  • ‘The peacemaker, by laying bare the violence that must be overcome, frequently appears to be the fomenter of the very violence being opposed.’