anti-Western

adjective an·ti-West·ern \ ˌan-tē-ˈwe-stərn , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly anti-West play \ˌan-tē-ˈwest, ˌan-tī-\

Definition of anti-Western

:opposed to or hostile toward Western countries
  • anti-Western terrorists
  • anti-Western sentiment
  • … triggered an outpouring of anti-Western and anti-American feeling in Africa and at the United Nations.
  • —Jennifer Seymour Whitaker
  • … at moments during the film, I felt I was back there again, amid the anti-West slogans; the massive anti-American demonstrations in front of the U.S. embassy.
  • —Bernard Kalb

First Known Use of anti-western

1933


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