anti-press

adjective

an·​ti-press ˌan-tē-ˈpres How to pronounce anti-press (audio)
ˌan-tī-
: opposed to or hostile toward the press
anti-press sentiments
If anything, she's getting more anti-press despite winning and the fact that her man got more free media than any other candidate in history.The Daily News (Longview, Washington)

Examples of anti-press in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These journalists are particularly vulnerable to airstrikes and gunfire — all while having to operate in a territory controlled by Hamas, which is notorious for its anti-press measures. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 10 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-press was in 1835

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“Anti-press.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-press. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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