anti-student

adjective

an·​ti-stu·​dent ˌan-tē-ˈstü-dᵊnt How to pronounce anti-student (audio)
-ˈstyü-,
ˌan-tī-,
 chiefly Southern  -dənt
: opposing or hostile to students
… aired television ads blasting the mayor as anti-student.Molly Ball

Examples of anti-student in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Let whoever is anti-student As well as the mockers! Sean Carroll, Discover Magazine, 15 June 2010 Even as Moms for Liberty has aligned with establishment Republicans, researchers say its activism is part of a new wave of far-right anti-student inclusion efforts around the country. Ali Swenson, BostonGlobe.com, 12 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-student was in 1857

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“Anti-student.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-student. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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