an·​ti-com·​mu·​nist | \ ˌan-tē-ˈkäm-yə-nist, -yü-, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-communist (audio) \
variants: or anti-Communist or anticommunist

Definition of anti-communist

: opposed to Communism anti-communist leaders an anti-Communist ideology

Other Words from anti-communist

anti-communist or anti-Communist or anticommunist noun
… they expressed their feelings with a directness that few anti-Communists could rival. — Julius Gould
anti-communism or anti-Communism or anticommunism \ ˌan-​tē-​ˈkäm-​yə-​ˌni-​zəm , -​yü-​ , ˌan-​tī-​ How to pronounce anticommunism (audio) \ noun
Sometimes he is aroused to arms against those whose anti-Communism is merely less salient or monolithic than his own … — Dennis H. Wrong

First Known Use of anti-communist

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-communist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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