anti-Catholic

adjective
an·​ti-Cath·​o·​lic | \ ˌan-tē-ˈkath-lik How to pronounce anti-Catholic (audio) , -ˈka-thə-, ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-Catholic

: opposed to or hostile toward the Catholic church anti-Catholic sentiment

Other Words from anti-Catholic

anti-Catholicism \ ˌan-​tē-​kə-​ˈthä-​lə-​ˌsi-​zəm How to pronounce anti-Catholic (audio) , ˌan-​tī-​ \ noun
Bowker speculates that Orwell's "Catholic education" may have been the source of the notorious anti-Catholicism of his later writings, … — Stefan Collini

First Known Use of anti-Catholic

1665, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-Catholic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-Catholic. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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