an·​ti-egal·​i·​tar·​i·​an ˌan-tē-i-ˌga-lə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce anti-egalitarian (audio)
: opposing or hindering egalitarianism : contrary to principles of social equality and fairness
… the anti-egalitarian practice of congressional lobbyists who hire someone to stand in line for them.Jan Gardner

Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-egalitarian was in 1959

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“Anti-egalitarian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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