anti-French

adjective

an·​ti-French ˌan-tē-ˈfrench How to pronounce anti-French (audio)
ˌan-tī-
: opposed to or hostile toward French people, policies, or culture
anti-French sentiments
anti-French protests

Word History

First Known Use

1743, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-French was in 1743

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-French.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-French. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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