an·​ti-alien ˌan-tē-ˈā-lə-ən How to pronounce anti-alien (audio)
: opposed or hostile toward aliens
anti-alien legislation
anti-alien attitudes

Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-alien was in 1847

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-alien.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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