an·​ti-ac·​a·​dem·​ic ˌan-tē-ˌa-kə-ˈde-mik How to pronounce anti-academic (audio)
: opposed to or hostile toward academic principles or practices
anti-academic policies
anti-academic relatives

Word History

First Known Use

1697, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-academic was in 1697

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“Anti-academic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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