anti–incumbent

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adjective an·ti–in·cum·bent \ˌan-tē-in-ˈkəm-bənt, ˌan-tī-\

Definition of anti–incumbent

  1. :  characterized by or expressing opposition to or disapproval of current political officeholders Some would argue that 1994 was a mere extension of the anti-incumbent mood in 1992 that toppled President George Bush … — Donald R. Wolfensberger

First Known Use of anti–incumbent

1893

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