an·​ti-hunt·​er ˌan-tē-ˈhən-tər How to pronounce anti-hunter (audio)
plural anti-hunters
: someone who opposes hunting
Anti-hunters will continue to actively oppose sport hunting, but especially trophy hunting.Mike Lapinski et al.

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-hunter was in 1838

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“Anti-hunter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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