America Firster

noun
variants: or less commonly America-firster

Definition of America Firster

plural America Firsters also America-firsters
1 :a member of a former organization (the America First Committee) that opposed U.S. entry into World War II
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 KornackiNew York Observer26 June 2008

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First Known Use of america firster

1928


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