ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-hunting (audio)
variants or less commonly antihunting
: opposed to hunting
anti-hunting legislation

Examples of anti-hunting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That measure enjoyed early support and an endorsement from the governor, but it was ultimately tabled by lawmakers who bowed to pressure from anti-hunting groups. Travis Hall, Field & Stream, 22 June 2023 This detail answers the call from the anti-hunting population—and its many legislative representatives—for the state to employ more non-lethal bear management strategies. Katie Hill, Outdoor Life, 24 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-hunting was in 1831

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-hunting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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