ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce anti-British (audio)
: opposed to or hostile toward British people, policies, or culture
anti-British sentiments

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Against a roiling political backdrop — the women’s suffrage movement is growing, as is anti-British sentiment — Kaveri and Bhargavi come to a deeper understanding of each other. Sarah Weinman, New York Times, 16 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-British was in 1795

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-British.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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