anti-Muslim

adjective

an·​ti-Mus·​lim
ˌan-tē-ˈməz-ləm,
-ˈmu̇s-,
-ˈmu̇z-,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-Muslim (audio)
: characterized by or expressing hostility or discrimination toward Muslims or the Islamic faith
anti-Muslim rhetoric
… a campaign aimed at stirring up anti-Muslim feelings among the Bosnian Serbs.Tom Gjelten

Examples of anti-Muslim in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the past, French nationalists have interpreted The Song of Roland, which describes battles against a Muslim army, to suit their own extremist anti-Muslim or anti-immigration beliefs. Ellen Wexler, Smithsonian Magazine, 10 July 2024 The World Boxing Council has expelled former WBC interim lightweight champion Ryan Garcia following his use of racial slurs against Black people and anti-Muslim remarks on social media. Russell Contreras, Axios, 9 July 2024 Robinson has also posted racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Asian comments to his social media accounts, per Rolling Stone. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 8 July 2024 The party, led by Marie Le Pen, and founded by her Holocaust-denying father, has renounced its anti-Semitic past, but for years has rallied on anti-Muslim rhetoric and described migrants as threatening, particularly to women. CBS News, 30 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for anti-Muslim 

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-Muslim was in 1865

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“Anti-Muslim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-Muslim. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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