anti-Jewish

adjective

an·​ti-Jew·​ish
ˌan-tē-ˈjü-ish,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-Jewish (audio)
: characterized by or expressing hostility or discrimination toward toward Jewish people or the Jewish faith : anti-semitic
anti-Jewish rhetoric
His letters to his mother in 1939 and 1940 are filled with his revulsion for Hitler's policies, including his anti-Jewish policies and atrocities.Raymond Sokolov

Word History

First Known Use

1786, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-Jewish was in 1786

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-Jewish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-Jewish. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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