an·​ti-par·​ty ˌan-tē-ˈpär-tē How to pronounce anti-party (audio)
variants or less commonly antiparty
: opposed to a particular political party or to political parties in general
anti-party rhetoric
He was expelled from Moscow University for antiparty tendencies …Robert Little
… in the anti-party media age of the 1990's …Norman J. Ornstein

Examples of anti-party in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both are used by some hosts to monitor properties for parties, which have continued to bring noise, damage, and danger even after Airbnb instituted a party ban and employed new anti-party tech to try to prevent revelers from booking on its site. Amanda Hoover, WIRED, 11 Mar. 2024 The company's platform earlier this month added anti-party measures for certain Airbnb listings using AI-powered and machine-learning technology. Octavia Johnson, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Dec. 2023 In the mid-2000s, official Chinese fears of an eruption of anti-party protests did not seem so far-fetched. Chris Buckley, New York Times, 13 Nov. 2023 In January, Vrbo announced its own anti-party measures. Amanda Hoover, WIRED, 12 July 2023 Summer revelers be warned—Airbnb is embarking on an anti-party crackdown. Julia Malleck, Quartz, 25 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-party was in 1845

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-party.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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