anti-foreign

adjective
an·​ti-for·​eign | \ ˌan-tē-ˈfȯr-ən How to pronounce anti-foreign (audio) , -ˈfär-, ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-foreign

: opposed to or hostile toward foreigners anti-foreign sentiments A few years after that, anti-Catholic and anti-foreign feelings merged in a nativist crusade called the Know-Nothing movement.— Bernard A. Weisberger

First Known Use of anti-foreign

1838, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-foreign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-foreign. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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