agitprop
agitprop agitprop n. 1. [agitation + propaganda.]

1. agitation and propaganda; -- used especially for such activities carried out on behalf of communist activists. [PJC]

2. a person who disseminates messages calculated to assist some cause or some government; one disseminating {agitprop[1]}. Also called {agitpropist}.

Syn: propagandist [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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