anti-foreigner

adjective

an·​ti-for·​eign·​er ˌan-tē-ˈfȯr-ə-nər How to pronounce anti-foreigner (audio)
-ˈfär-,
ˌan-tī-
: opposed to or hostile toward foreigners : anti-foreign
anti-foreigner sentiments

Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-foreigner was in 1841

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“Anti-foreigner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-foreigner. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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