America Firster

noun
variants: less commonly

America–firster

Definition of America Firster

plural

America Firsters

also

America–firsters

  1. 1 :  a member of a former organization (the America First Committee) that opposed U.S. entry into World War II

  2. 2 :  an American who believes that the interests of the U.S. should always take priority over those of other countries and that the U.S. should avoid involvement in international affairs Meanwhile, grass-roots conservative activists, from Christian social conservatives who felt betrayed by Carter to America-firsters outraged by the loss of the Panama Canal, had mobilized like never before … — Steve Kornacki, New York Observer, 26 June 2008

There's more!

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!
Already a subscriber? Log in.

1928

First Known Use of america firster

1928


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up America Firster? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

acid in temper, mood, or tone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!