an·​ti-Is·​lam·​ic | \ ˌan-ˌtī-i-ˈslä-mik , ˌan-tē- +\

Definition of anti-Islamic

: characterized by or expressing opposition to or hostility toward Islam or Islamic people : anti-muslim A majority of Turks felt the major Western countries—the USA, the UK, Germany, France and Russia—were anti-Islamic.— Riaz Hassan, Inside Muslim Minds, 2008

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First Known Use of anti-Islamic

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anti-Islamic

anti- entry 1 + islamic

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