anti-American

adjective
an·​ti-Amer·​i·​can | \ ˌan-tē-ə-ˈmer-ə-kən How to pronounce anti-American (audio) , -ˈmər-, -ˈme-rə-, ˌan-ˌtī- \

Definition of anti-American

: opposed or hostile to the people or the government policies of the U.S.

Other Words from anti-American

anti-Americanism \ ˌan-​tē-​ə-​ˈmer-​ə-​kə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce anti-American (audio) , ˌan-​ˌtī-​ \ noun

First Known Use of anti-American

1765, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-American.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-American. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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