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Meaning of AGITATOR

Pronunciation:  'aji`teytur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  one who agitates; a political troublemaker

AGITATOR is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: fomenter
 See Also: bad hat, mischief-maker, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ag"i*ta`tor\, n. [L.]
1. One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; as,
   political reformers and agitators.

2. (Eng. Hist.) One of a body of men appointed by the army,
   in Cromwell's time, to look after their interests; --
   called also {adjutators}. --Clarendon.

3. An implement for shaking or mixing.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: This device is used to stir or shake up a mixture; the types generally used are flat blade, marine screw, turbine, and variable pitch screw.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: activist, agent provocateur, agitprop, beater, blender, brawler, catalyst, cement mixer, churn, crucible, demagogue, eggbeater, emulsifier, exciter, extremist, firebrand, fomenter, frondeur, incendiary, inciter, inflamer, instigator, insubordinate, insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, insurrecto, jiggler, malcontent, maverick, melting pot, mischief-maker, mixer, mover, mutineer, nonconformist, paddle, provocateur, provoker, rabble-rouser, rebel, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist, ringleader, rioter, rouser, seditionary, seditionist, shaker, subversive, traitor, troublemaker, urger, vibrator, whisk