anti-lynching

adjective
an·​ti-lynch·​ing | \ ˌan-tē-ˈlin-chiŋ, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-lynching (audio) \

Definition of anti-lynching

: serving or intended to prevent or punish lynching anti-lynching laws

First Known Use of anti-lynching

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-lynching.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-lynching. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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