anti-Semitic

adjective an·ti-Se·mit·ic \ ˌan-tē-sə-ˈmi-tik , ˌan-tī- also -ˈme- \

Definition of anti-Semitic

: relating to or characterized by anti-Semitism : feeling or showing hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a cultural, racial, or ethnic group
  • anti-Semitic statements/rhetoric
  • … his critics charge he is anti-Semitic and anti-black, allegations that he denies.
  • —James M. Perry

Origin and Etymology of anti-semitic

anti- + semitic, after German antisemitisch


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