Definition of Agitator

1. Noun. One who agitates; a political troublemaker.

Exact synonyms: Fomenter
Generic synonyms: Bad Hat, Mischief-maker, Trouble Maker, Troublemaker, Troubler
Derivative terms: Agitate, Foment



Definition of Agitator

1. n. One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; as, political reformers and agitators.

Definition of Agitator

1. Noun. One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; as, political reformers and agitators. ¹

2. Noun. An implement for shaking or mixing. ¹

3. Noun. One of a body of men appointed by the army, in Cromwell's time, to look after their interests; called also adjutators. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agitator

1. one that agitates [n -S] - See also: agitates

Medical Definition of Agitator

1. This device is used to stir or shake up a mixture (impeller). The types generally used are flat blade, marine screw, turbine and variable pitch screw. (06 May 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agitator

agists
agita
agitable
agitas
agitate
agitated
agitated depression
agitatedly
agitates
agitating
agitation
agitational
agitations
agitative
agitato
agitator (current term)
agitators
agitatos
agitatrices
agitatrix
agito
agitographia
agitolalia
agitophasia
agitpop
agitprop
agitprops
agkistrodon
aglaonema
aglaonemas

Literary usage of Agitator

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"S.) plaintiff of being a labor agitator, and black listed him, is not sufficient to state a cause of action for libel in the absence of anything to show ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1916)
"In both the above cases, as the agitator was filled from 3 ft. in depth to 17 ft., the pressure on the pump discharge increased, but nearly in the same ..."

3. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"The entire treating of such a plant could theoretically be handled with ease in ten hours, and the nominal agitator capacity be thereby reduced over 50 per ..."

4. The Mineral Industry (1914)
"He states that a perfect agitator should give either a strong or weak ... The Symmes agitator consists of a flat-bottomed vat 24X14 ft. containing a number ..."

5. Employers' Associations in the United States: A Study of Typical Associations by Clarence Elmore Bonnett (1922)
"Co-operating with other employers, either informally or formally, he made war on the agitators, and as a consequence the thoroughgoing agitator soon found ..."

6. Ireland Yesterday and Today by Hugh Sutherland (1909)
"What manner of man was I to find in this terrible agitator? Would I see hint fashioning bombs in a secret laboratory, or issuing manifestoes of violence ..."

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