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Haranguer \Ha*rang"uer\ (h[.a]*r[a^]ng"[~e]r), n. One who harangues, or is fond of haranguing; a declaimer.

With them join'd all th' haranguers of the throng, That thought to get preferment by the tongue.


n. One who harangues.


n. a public speaker who delivers a loud or forceful or angry speech

Usage examples of "haranguer".

The haranguers were back after the rain: preachers for bizarre religions, recruiters for little outwoods colonies, proponents of strange social ideals.

A certain Velu, a born vagabond, formerly in the alms-house and brought up there, then a shoemaker or a cobbler, afterwards teaching school in the faubourg de Vienne, and at last a haranguer and proposer of tyrannicide motions, short, stout and as rubicund as his cap, is made President of the Popular club at Blois, then delegate for domiciliary visits, and, throughout the reign of Terror, he is a principal personage in the town, district and department.

One of the chief haranguers, standing on the steps terminated his speech by stating that schism ought to be stopped at any cost, that no worship but his should be allowed, that women should be whipped and priests knocked on the head.