an·​ti-smok·​er ˌan-tē-ˈsmō-kər How to pronounce anti-smoker (audio)
variants or antismoker
: a person who is opposed to or hostile toward smoking or smokers
Health concerns finally convinced him to quit, and he was now an ardent antismokerJeremy Mercer

Examples of anti-smoker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Carrie is known for her penchant for a cigarette and Aidan was an anti-smoker who told her that was a dealbreaker for him. Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times, 27 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-smoker was in 1831

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“Anti-smoker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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