What is another word for the hustings?

Pronunciation: [ðə hˈʌstɪŋz] (IPA)

"The hustings" refers to the campaigning platform used by political candidates seeking to win public office. Its synonyms include "the stump", "the soapbox", and "the trail". These terms are often used interchangeably with "the hustings" and are commonly associated with the U.S. Presidential Campaigns. Other synonyms for "the hustings" include "the campaign trail" and "the election circuit". Each of these terms describes the same essential concept of a candidate venturing out to various public venues to speak to voters and promote their candidacy. However, while the nomenclature may differ, the end goal remains the same - to convince voters to vote for them.

What are the hypernyms for The hustings?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with The hustings

  • If today you can take a thing like evolution and make it a crime to teach it in the public school, tomorrow you can make it a crime to teach it in the private schools, and the next year you can make it a crime to teach it to the hustings or in the church. At the next session you may ban books and the newspapers. Soon you may set Catholic against Protestant and Protestant against Protestant, and try to foist your own religion upon the minds of men. If you can do one you can do the other. Ignorance and fanaticism is ever busy and needs feeding. Always it is feeding and gloating for more. Today it is the public school teachers, tomorrow the private. The next day the preachers and the lectures, the magazines, the books, the newspapers. After a while, your honor, it is the setting of man against man and creed against creed until with flying banners and beating drums we are marching backward to the glorious ages of the sixteenth century when bigots lighted fagots to burn the men who dared to bring any intelligence and enlightenment and culture to the human mind.
    Clarence Darrow

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