Definition of agitprop in English:

agitprop

Line breaks: agit|prop
Pronunciation: /ˈadʒɪtprɒp
 
, ˈag-/

noun

[mass noun]
  • Political (originally communist) propaganda, especially in art or literature: a woman in the sales department published neo-Nazi agitprop in her spare time [as modifier]: agitprop painters
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    • It happened in Eastern Europe during the Cold War, where the BBC and Radio Free Europe - aided by rock and roll - proved more powerful than communist state agitprop.
    • Please refer all complaints, communist manifestos, Jeffersonian agitprop, and bills to this address.
    • Beijing this winter is festooned with orange banners and billboards that look like Communist agitprop.

Origin

1930s: Russian, blend of agitatsiya 'agitation' and propaganda 'propaganda'.

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