anti-British

adjective

an·​ti-Brit·​ish
ˌan-tē-ˈbri-tish,
ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce anti-British (audio)
: opposed to or hostile toward British people, policies, or culture
anti-British sentiments

Examples of anti-British in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their wild journey features drugs, anti-British rap tunes and feuding with extremist groups and the cops, though the trio's use of the country's mother tongue fuels a youth movement against the establishment trying to tamp down this indigenous language. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 19 Jan. 2024 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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“Anti-British.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-British. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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