anti-spam

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1995, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-spam was in 1995

Dictionary Entries Near anti-spam

Cite this Entry

“Anti-spam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-spam. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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