/aj"it prop'/ , n.
1. agitation and propaganda, esp. for the cause of communism.
2. ( often cap. ) an agency or department, as of a government, that directs and coordinates agitation and propaganda.
3. Also, agitpropist . a person who is trained or takes part in such activities.
4. of or pertaining to agitprop.
[ 1930-35; Agitpróp, orig. for Agitatsiónno-propagandístskii otdél Agitation Propaganda Section (of the Central Committee, or a local committee, of the Communist Party); subsequently the head of such a section, or in compound names of political education organs, as agitpropbrigáda, etc. ]