anti-spam

adjective
an·​ti-spam | \ ˌan-tē-ˈspam, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-spam (audio) \
variants: or antispam

Definition of anti-spam

: serving or intended to eliminate or reduce spam anti-spam laws/legislation antispam filters … spammers keep coming up with new tricks to work their way around anti-spam technology …— Thomas Claburn

First Known Use of anti-spam

1995, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-spam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-spam. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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