an·​ti-fam·​i·​ly ˌan-tē-ˈfam-lē How to pronounce anti-family (audio)
: opposed to or unsupportive of families or family values
Some fans take LaRoche's side, saying parents should always have time for kids, even at work, and anyone who says otherwise is anti-familyJohn Kass

Examples of anti-family in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mark Gale, criminal justice chair of the National Alliance on Mental Illness for greater Los Angeles County, sees a strong anti-family bias in the legislation. Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times, 4 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-family was in 1831

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“Anti-family.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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