ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-city (audio)
: opposed to or hostile toward a city or cities in general
an anti-city bias

Examples of anti-city in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web First, Trump himself thrives on anti-city rhetoric and positions. Richard McGahey, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'anti-city.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-city was in 1852

Dictionary Entries Near anti-city

Cite this Entry

“Anti-city.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!