anti-foreign

adjective an·ti-for·eign \ ˌan-tē-ˈfȯr-ən , -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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