anti-homosexual

adjective

an·​ti-ho·​mo·​sex·​u·​al
ˌan-tē-ˌhō-mə-ˈsek-sh(ə-)wəl,
-ˈsek-shəl,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-homosexual (audio)
variants or less commonly antihomosexual
: characterized by or expressing hostility toward gay people or homosexuality
anti-homosexual attitudes

Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-homosexual was in 1934

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“Anti-homosexual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-homosexual. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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