anti-monarchical

adjective

an·​ti-mo·​nar·​chi·​cal
ˌan-tē-mə-ˈnär-ki-kəl,
-mä-,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-monarchical (audio)
variants or less commonly antimonarchical
: opposed to or hostile toward monarchies or monarchs : anti-monarchist
an anti-monarchical revolution

Examples of anti-monarchical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Scotland’s crown jewels are even older than those of England used in the May ceremony, thanks to some very prudent moves during the turbulent anti-monarchical period of Oliver Cromwell in the 17th century. Karla Adam, Washington Post, 5 July 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'anti-monarchical.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1641, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-monarchical was in 1641

Dictionary Entries Near anti-monarchical

Cite this Entry

“Anti-monarchical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-monarchical. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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