Share this entry

Share this page


Synonyms of firebrand in English:


  • a political firebrand
    radical, revolutionary;
    troublemaker, agitator, rabble-rouser, demagogue, soapbox orator, incendiary, subversive
    informal tub-thumper
  • Definition of firebrand in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    More on firebrand

    Nearby words

    Translate firebrand

    into Spanish
    Word of the day Sprachgefühl
    Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
    intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…