anti-submarine

adjective

an·​ti-sub·​ma·​rine ˌan-tē-ˈsəb-mə-ˌrēn How to pronounce anti-submarine (audio)
-ˌsəb-mə-ˈrēn,
ˌan-tī-
variants or antisubmarine
: directed against submarines : designed or intended to destroy submarines
anti-submarine warfare

Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-submarine was in 1900

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-submarine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-submarine. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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