anti-poaching

adjective
an·ti-poach·ing | \ˌan-tē-ˈpō-chiŋ, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or less commonly antipoaching

Definition of anti-poaching 

: opposing, prohibiting, or acting to prevent poaching anti-poaching laws an anti-poaching patrol

First Known Use of anti-poaching

1862, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about anti-poaching

Share anti-poaching

Statistics for anti-poaching

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for anti-poaching

The first known use of anti-poaching was in 1862

See more words from the same year

Comments on anti-poaching

What made you want to look up anti-poaching? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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