an·​ti-rac·​ist | \ ˌan-tē-ˈrā-sist How to pronounce anti-racist (audio) , ˌan-tī- also -shist \
variants: or anti-racism \ ˌan-​tē-​ˈrā-​ˌsi-​zəm How to pronounce anti-racism (audio) , ˌan-​tī-​ also  -​ˌshi-​ \

Definition of anti-racist

: opposed to racism anti-racist views anti-racist policies Burdon's deep love of black music comes with an unusual degree of sincerity as does his long-standing anti-racist stance.— Paul Taylor They chanted anti-racism slogans and banged their fists on the newsroom walls …— Allan Wolper

Other Words from anti-racist

anti-racist noun
These are hardly the only recent instances of anti-racist works being targeted by anti-racists for being insufficiently anti-racist. — Catherine Rampell

First Known Use of anti-racist

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-racist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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