Meaning of provocateur

pro•vo•ca•teur

Pronunciation: (pru-vok"u-tûr', -toor' Fr. prô-vô-ka-tœr'), [key]
— pl. -teurs
  1. a person who provokes trouble, causes dissension, or the like; agitator.
  2. (italics)See
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