anti-federalist

noun, often capitalized A&F
an·​ti-fed·​er·​al·​ist | \ ˌan-tē-ˈfe-d(ə-)rə-list How to pronounce anti-federalist (audio) , ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of anti-federalist

: a person who opposed the adoption of the U.S. Constitution

First Known Use of anti-federalist

1787, in the meaning defined above

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