anti-Red

adjective
an·​ti-Red | \ ˌan-tē-ˈred How to pronounce anti-Red (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-Red

: anti-communist After the 1954 downfall of Sen. Joe McCarthy, who had led his own fanatical crusade against communists, HUAC's influence began to decline. But in 1960 anti-Red paranoia was still running high, and the committee was still a force to be reckoned with.— Gary Kamiya

First Known Use of anti-Red

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-Red.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-Red. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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