anti-labor

adjective

an·​ti-la·​bor
ˌan-tē-ˈlā-bər,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-labor (audio)
variants or less commonly antilabor
: opposed to or hostile toward the interests and aims of labor organizations
anti-labor laws

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-labor was in 1834

Dictionary Entries Near anti-labor

Cite this Entry

“Anti-labor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-labor. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ