n. A person who creates trouble for the reasons of attracting attention and notoriety that is undeserved for imagined meritorious action whether or not a motive is claimed resulting in tumultuous events within a society. Derived from the idea that a person is 'full of hot air' and then is ignited.
The preacher who wanted to set several Q'urans on fire during a commemoration of the American 9/11 attacks sparking global repercussions of demonstration and violence is a gas-riot.
by Cary the Great September 15, 2010

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